Robert Earl “Bob” Baker

Robert Earl “Bob” Baker passed away on Friday, October 11, 2019, in Springdale. He was born December 7, 1944, in Des Moines, Iowa and married Reba Ann Baker, from Springdale, on June 9, 1979.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents Clifford and Cecil Baker of Des Moines, Iowa, and one sister, Dorothy Johnson of Ames, Iowa.

He is survived by his wife, children Dayton Clark (Holly) of Hindsville, Dawn Tannehill (Dwight) of Hulbert, Oklahoma, and Bobby Baker (Vickie) of Bellville, Texas; sisters, Jackie Purdy of Harlingen, Texas, and Phyllis Duncan of Des Moines, Iowa; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

After graduating from Ankeny High School, Bob joined the United States Navy and served during the Vietnam War. Afterwards, he drove 18-wheel trucks and in most recent years was retired and occupied himself with his wood-working projects.

At Bob’s request no services will be held.