February 04 1942 May 29 2020
Richard Allen Baker February 04, 1942 – May 29, 2020 Share this obituary Send Flowers View/Sign Guestbook| Send Sympathy Card| Memorial Donation Ocean City Richard Allen Baker, age 78, passed away on Friday, May 29, 2020, at Atlantic General Hospital, with his loving family by his side. Born in Whaleyville, he was the son of the late William Paul and Nadine Truitt Baker. He is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Joyce Knott Baker, and daughter, Sonya Baker Bounds and her husband Bill, of Berlin. He was an adored “Poppie” to grandchildren Kirby, Ryan and Zachary Bounds. He was a wonderful “Uncle Rich” to his many nieces and nephews, whom he treasured. Richard was preceded in death by his brothers Kenny and Jimmy Baker and sisters Bertha Johnson and Joann Johnson. Mr. Baker and his wife Joyce owned and operated the Western Auto in Ocean City for 40 years. He was a United States Army (101st Airborne Division) Veteran, and a member of the Atlantic United Methodist Church. He loved old cars and the “Cruisin’ OC Weekends”. Mr. Baker was an avid fan of the Orioles and the University of Maryland Terrapins. He enjoyed working in his yard, and spent much time sitting in his outdoor swings watching his grandchildren and neighbor’s children play. Richard loved to watch his granddaughter Kirby play lacrosse, basketball, and softball…he was her biggest fan. A family man first, he will be dearly missed by his loved ones. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 3rd at 11:00 AM, at Atlantic United Methodist Church on 4th Street in Ocean City. The Rev. Joseph Barth and Pastor Sean Davis (a dear friend) will preside. A viewing will be held on Tuesday, June 2nd at the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin from 6:00 until 8:00 PM. Masks and social distancing will still be mandatory by state regulations. Interment will follow the service in Sunset Memorial Park near Berlin. A donation in his memory may be made to: the Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company, 1409 Philadelphia Ave., Ocean City, MD 21842. Letters of condolence may be sent via: www.burbagefuneralhome.com Print Obituary
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Richard Allen Baker February 04 1942 May 29 2020.
Death notice for the town of: Berlin, state: Maryland