James Jerome “Jerry” Baker 67 of Clinton, Illinois passed away 8:03 PM August 18, 2019 at the Warner Hospital and Health Services, Clinton, Il.


Services will be 10 AM, Friday, August 23, 2019 at First Christian Church, Clinton, Il. with Ernie Harvey, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at Weldon Cemetery, Weldon, IL. Visitation will be 5 – 7 PM, Thursday, August 22, 2019 at First Christian Church, Clinton, IL.  Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, IL is in charge of arrangements.


Memorials may be directed to the Jerry Baker Memorial Fund.


Jerry was born March 5, 1952 in Champaign, IL the son of Arthur Donald and Mary Ann (Foulks) Baker. He married Adrian L. Packer June 24, 1995 in Clinton, IL.


Survivors include his wife, Adrian L. Baker, Clinton, Il.; children: Tyler W. (Sondra) Baker, Clinton, IL; Cassie (John Eckley) Baker, Lincoln, IL; Kyle (Lisa) Bourne, Bloomington, IL; Keri Raymer, Clinton, IL; 6 grandchildren:  Alex, Zackary, Kylie, Hannah, Ethan, and Layney;

siblings, Donald Steven (Barbara) Baker, Lake Mills, Wisconsin; Arthur “Artie” Baker, Oklahoma; Barbara (Gary) Twist, Peoria, IL; special family:  Della Cooper, Clinton, IL and her family. 


He was preceded in death by his parents and Thomas F. Cooper.


Jerry’s passions were farming and spending time with his grandchildren.  He was a member of First Christian Church, Clinton, IL and had worked for Clintonia Township for many years.

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