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Gary Newton Baker


Gary Newton Baker, 75, of Kingston, Oklahoma, passed away on Friday, December 2, 2022. He was born on March 1, 1947, in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, to the late James Lewis Baker and Ora Mae Watson Baker.

Gary was raised in Wayne, Oklahoma and graduated from Wayne High School in 1967 and later joined the United States Air Force. He enjoyed fishing, camping and being on the lake. He will truly be missed by those he left behind, but he will never be forgotten.      

Gary is survived by Becky Baker; children, Sean Baker and wife, Holly, of Purcell, Oklahoma; Jennifer Holmes and husband, Matt, of Purcell, Oklahoma; and Matthew Baker of Purcell, Oklahoma; four grandchildren, Alicia, Gunnar, Lauren and Mason; his brother, Bob Baker and wife, Mary, of Sterling, Oklahoma; and sister, LaDonna of Midland, Texas.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents, James Lewis Baker and Ora Mae Watson Baker; daughter, Alisha Baker; brothers, Edward Baker and Eugene Baker; and sisters, Patty Hesch, Wanda Holloway and Violet Holloway. 

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Buncombe Creek Fire Department c/o Misty Navarrett. 14073 Fountain View Drive, Kingston, OK 73439 in memory of Gary Baker.

A graveside memorial service will be held at noon on Saturday, March 4, 2023 at Shay Cemetery at Buncombe Creek. Services will be under the direction of Watts Funeral Home, Madill, Oklahoma.

Condolences may be sent to wattsfuneralhome.com.