Dwight “Dub’’ Baker Jr., 69, of Richland, died Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Richland.
He was born April 21, 1953, in Lebanon, Mo. to Dwight Ward Baker Sr. and Erma Sloan Baker.
On Sept. 24, 1972, he was united in marriage with Connie Ann Barwick.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Bryan Baker.
Dub graduated from Zumwalt High School in O’Fallon, Mo. and after graduation moved to the Lebanon community. He was employed at various jobs including H.D. Lee in Richland, and later in electrical maintenance with General Leonard Wood Army Community Hospital, retiring in May of 2021.
Dwight “Dub,’’ as he was known by family and friends, is survived by his wife Connie; three daughters, Liz Young, Mandy Yates and her husband Kenneth and Shelly Baker, all of Lebanon; eight grandchildren, Jesse, Andy, Timmy, Eli, Mikey, Caity, Dylan and Oliver; six great-grandchildren, Stevie, Saphira, Jakobe, Everliegh, Granger and Violet; his mother, Bessie Baker of Yuma, Ariz.; his brother, Dennis Baker and his wife Denice of Falcon; other relatives and a many dear friends.
Funeral services for Dwight “Dub’’ Baker Jr. will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, at Shadel’s Colonial Chapel with Lonnie Nelson officiating. Burial will be in Thomas Chapel Cemetery under the direction of Shadel’s Colonial Chapel of Lebanon. Visitation will be from 3-4 p.m. Sunday at Shadel’s Colonial Chapel. Memorials have been suggested to Dwight’s family for expenses. Donations may be left at or mailed to Shadel’s Colonial Chapel, P.O. Box 948 or 1001 N. Lynn, Lebanon, Mo. 65536. Sign guest book at www.shadelscolonialchapel.com.