Hughes Otto Baker (’71)

Hugh Otto Baker March 15, 1937 April 27, 2021 A memorial service for Hugh Baker, 84 of Crockett, will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, May 8, 2021 at First United Methodist Church in Grapeland. Rev. Wade Harman will be officiating. Mr. Baker passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2021 in Crockett. He was born March 15, 1937 to Seymour and Violet Kellermeyer Baker in Yonkers, New York. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Grapeland. He attended Friendswood High School where he was an All American running back. He received his engineering technology degree from the University of Houston. After his retirement from engineering he and Donna moved to the Crockett area from the Spring/Conroe where he became a part time rancher. He also liked flying model airplanes. Mr. Baker is survived by his wife Donna; his daughters: Karen J. Carlton (Kenny) and Peggy J. Keep (Travis); his son: Mike R Baker (Lisa ); grandchildren: K. C. Carlton (Eileen), Justin Carlton (Amanda), Jacob Carlton (Laurie), Daniel Baker, Stephan Baker, Kayla Altizer, and Keylee Altizer; and great grandchildren: Avery Carlton, Brystal Carlton, Arriana Ochoa, Jasper Carlton and Molly Carlton and great-great grandchild: Julios Ochoa. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother Phillip Ross Baker; and grandson Thomas Edward Keep.

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