David A. Baker 83 of Clinton, IL passed away 7:10 PM January 11, 2021 at his family residence, Clinton, IL.
Graveside services will be at a later date at Oak Park Cemetery, Clinton, IL. The family has entrusted Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, Illinois with arrangements.
Memorials may be directed to Second Chance Pet Adoption.
David was born July 5, 1937 in Gravette, Arkansas the son of Maurice J. and Gladys Leola Mae (James) Baker. He married Vonajean Schmidt on November 6, 1959 in Bloomington, IL. She passed away January 15, 2019.
Survivors include his children, Jean Ann Baker, Clinton, IL, Teresa Lynne Baker, Clinton, IL, Michael A. Baker, Clinton, IL; 7 grandchildren, Kindra, Cami, Kelley, Jeremy, Christine, Kayla, and Laura; 8 great-grandchildren; siblings: John Baker, Lois (Ron) Hall, Joseph Baker, Carole (James) Kalmes; and Rita Baker.
David was preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers, and 2 sisters.
David retired from Revere Copper & Brass, Inc. He enjoyed bowling and horseshoe pitching and was an avid fisherman.