Gilbert R. Baker

Gilbert R. Baker

Gilbert Ray Baker, 83, of Uvalde died on March 1, 2018, at Uvalde Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center.

He was born on Nov. 29, 1934, in Killeen to Cordia Ola (Bryce) and Joseph Raymond Baker.

He married Jackie Lee Cravey on Sept. 11, 1956, in Leakey. She preceded him in death on July 11, 2016.

Baker is survived by three sons, Ron Baker and wife, Mary Lou, of Laredo, Don Baker and wife, Kelly, of Uvalde, and Michael Baker and wife, Lauren, of Spring; one sister, Marie Spires of Georgetown; one brother, J.R. Baker and wife, Jane, of La Vernia; eight grandchildren, Ronda Martens, Ashley Applegate, Jessica Williams, Ryan Baker, Blake Baker, Logan Baker, Callie Baker and Cade Baker; seven great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; and one brother, Troy Baker.

Funeral services were held on Monday at 2 p.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. Interment followed at Leakey Cemetery. King Burney officiated.

Pallbearers were Ron Baker, Don Baker, Michael Baker, Ryan Baker, Blake Baker and Logan Baker.

Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, www.rekfunerals.com



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