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FARMER CITY -- Dallas A. Baker, 19, of
Farmer City, died Wednesday, April 22, 2009, at 3:02 p.m. in the
emergency room of Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday
at Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home in Atlanta. His
funeral will follow at 1 p.m. at the funeral home,
with Luke Welchel officiating.
Burial will be in
Atlanta Cemetery, rural Atlanta.
He was employed at Impressions in Champaign.
Dallas Andrew Baker was born Feb. 3, 1990, in
Lincoln to Bevan Andrew and Angela J. Welchel Baker.
He is survived by his parents, of Farmer City;
two brothers, Cody G. Baker and John C. Baker, both
at home; maternal grandparents Jean Miller of Farmer
City and James Welchel of Arkansas; paternal
grandparents Shirley Baker and Gene Baker, both of
Lincoln; and great-grandparents Pat Baker of Dallas,
Texas, and Betty Endicott of Oregon.
He was preceded in death by great-grandparents
Ebin and Mari Welchel and Harold Baker;
great-great-grandfather Carl Baker; and an uncle,
He had attended Blue Ridge High School, where he
was an avid golfer and great friend to many.
He will be remembered as a funny, happy-go-lucky
guy. Everyone who knew Dallas knew him as a
wonderful, loving, caring, funny son, brother,
nephew, cousin and friend.
He was a beloved brother to Cody and John. He was
a wonderful son and will be greatly missed.
Memorials may be made to the Dallas A. Baker
Memorial Fund in care of the Farmer City State Bank.
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