Thomas Edward Baker Obituary

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Thomas Edward Baker, 63, of Poteau, OK passed away Thursday, September 27, 2018 in Poteau. Thomas was born April 9, 1955 in Poteau to Jess Thomas & Marie (McConnell) Baker.


God blessed Thomas & Peggy with almost 40 years of marriage.


They had two daughters, Britney & Alyssa as well as six grandchildren that meant the absolute world to him.


He was a businessman who loved his job & appreciated all of his customers. He could talk to anybody – and did, ha. He loved the outdoors. He was an avid hunter – but his favorite outdoor time was with his grandkids. He was a hard worker and a wonderful provider for his family.


He was quick to recognize Jesus Christ as his “Living Lord & Savior”. He was a man of great faith and he will be truly missed.


Thomas was preceded in death by his father, Jess; grandparents, H.E. & Peg McConnell, Jack & Myrtle Baker.

Survivors include his wife of Peggy Sewell Baker; daughters & sons in law, Britney & Randal Dunn, Alyssa & Brandon Gregory of Poteau, OK; 6 grandchildren, Grace Dunn, Nate Gregory, Emily Dunn, Zoey Dunn, Drew Dunn & Jess Gregory
;mother, Marie Baker of Fort Smith, AR; sisters & brother in law, Peggy & Butch Gilstrap of Poteau, Pam Cowan of Fort Smith, AR; nephews, Justin Hickman of OH, Brandon Jones of PA & Kale Cowan of TX; niece, Shannon Baker of OH; aunts, uncles, cousins, loved ones and many friends.

Services will be 11 am, Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at Oakland Cemetery Pavilion, Poteau with Jim Cook officiating.

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The family has chosen to entrust the care of the services to Evans & Miller Funeral Home, POTEAU, OK


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