Visitation: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday,
May 13, 2016, at First Assembly of God Church,
Service: Noon Saturday, May 14, at
Irish Grove Cemetery, Middletown
Funeral home: Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral
Curtis Eugene "Curt" Baker, 53, of Bloomington,
passed away May 10, 2016, at the OSF Hospice Home,
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, May
13, 2016, at First Assembly of God Church, Normal.
Graveside services will be at 12 Noon Saturday, May
14, 2016, at Irish Grove Cemetery, Middletown.
Casual dress is requested. Holland Barry & Bennett
Funeral Home, Lincoln has been entrusted with his
Curt was born August 16, 1962, in Springfield, the
son of Geraldine "Deany" (Skelton) and Earl Baker.
He was a drywaller, bartender, and member of the
carpenter's union in Bloomington. He enjoyed
drinking Busch Light and Jose Cuervo, fishing,
cookouts with family and friends, and spending time
with his grandchildren. He was the life of the party
and never missed an opportunity to drink a beer and
party with friends and family.
Surviving are his father Earl Baker of Middletown; daughter Deany Mae Baker
(Tony Rydenbark) of Bloomington; step son Luke Hinchee (Emeli) of Lexington;
grandchildren: Wesley Curtis Rydenbark, Bentley Lucas Rydenbark, Jackson Dean
Hinchee, and 1 on the way; siblings: Toni (Dennis) McNew of Vandalia, Shelly
Jackson of Dewitt, Angie (Joe) Walker of Middletown, Kim Baker of Champaign, Ron
(Bridget) Baker of Champaign, Mitzi (Rich) Schulte of Towanda, Troy (Jody) Baker
of Middletown, Buddy Hill of Springfield, Candice (Steve) Perkinton of
Springfield, Marcie Deck of Champaign; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and
friends also survive.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, his mother Deany Baker, brother
Kenneth Earl Baker and sister Diana Allen.
Memorial donations may be made to the family (in care of Earl Baker) and will be
used for funeral expenses.
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