Dennis Arnold Baker October 28, 1954 to June 23, 2020
Dennis Arnold Baker, 65, of Kirksville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly, Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at his home.
The son of the late Lenard Franklin and Wanda Mae (Medley) Baker, he was born October 28, 1954, in Kirksville, Missouri. He was also preceded in death by one sister, Janice Marie Baker.
Dennis is survived by one brother and sister-in-law, Michael Lenard and Barb Baker of Midland, Texas and two sisters and a brother-in-law, Geneva Mae Baker of Edina, Missouri, and Rebecca Lynn “Becky” and Rusty Davis of Greentop, Missouri.
Dennis was a graduate from Knox County High School with the Class of 1973. He worked in carpentry alongside his father (Baker & Sons) for seven years. He then worked for Sever Lake in Newark, Missouri. Dennis was employed for the City of Knox City for a year before going to work with his father (Baker Lawn Mower Repair).
Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Monday, June 29, 2020, at Knox City Assembly of God Church in Knox City, Missouri. Family received friends for one hour before service time. Music was provided by Sweet Water Family Gospel and Kim Henry. Interment followed at Knox City Cemetery in Knox City, Missouri.
Dennis enjoyed hunting, fishing, collecting knifes, guns, coins, comic books, and following World Wide Wrestling Federation, and got to meet Andre the Giant.
Memorial donations in memory of Dennis may be made to his sister Becky Davis and may be left at the Assembly of God Church or mailed to Travis-Noe Funeral Home, P.O. Box 306, Kirksville, Missouri 63501.