Leonard “Buck” Gary Baker, 85 years old died at home Sunday, January 29, 2023 at 8:55 P.M. in Saxton, Pennsylvania. He is the son of the late Bruce and Lucy
Leonard was born in Huntingdon, PA on October 3, 1937. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Ron, Bruce, Jim, and Frank. Surviving sister, Mary (Baker)
Gates, husband Tom of Dudley, PA, Lou Baker Angelo, wife Charlotte of Missouri.
He is survived by his wife of sixty-five years June Dorothy (Villa) Baker. They are the parents of four children: Sharon Baker Brode married to Bob, Saxton, Leonard
(Lenny) married to Vicky, Bloomsburg, Susan (Baker) Donaldson married to Jason, Saxton, and Sandra Kay (Baker) Rickabaugh married to Brian, James Creek. They
are blessed to have eight grandchildren: Kenton, Drew, Stephanie, Nickolas, Derrick, Brittanie, Danielle, and Mitchell. There are also eleven great grandchildren: Bo,
Luke, Ashton, Brady, Kyran, Landon, Adelie, Lucy, Maggie, Owen and Addison.
Leonard was a masonry for New Enterprise Stone & Lime and later worked at R & R Vending.
He attended The First Church of God in Saxton. He was most proud of his family. Leonard’s hobbies were attending family sporting activities, horse racing, puzzles,
workshop projects, and Sunday dinners.
Friends and Family will be received on Thursday, February 2, 2023 from 10 A.M. until the hour of service at the Akers Funeral Chapel, 715 Church Street, Saxton, PA 16678.
Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, February 2, 2023 at 12:00 Noon at the Akers Funeral Chapel with Pastor Ron Wilson officiating.
Burial will be held at Grandview Cemetery.
If friends so desire memorial contributions may be made in memory of Mr. Baker to the Saxton Ambulance Division, P.O. Box 115, Saxton, PA 16678.
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