Leon Baker

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Leon Baker, 52, of Coal City, passed away at 1:02 a.m. Thursday, July 16, 2009, Union Hospital in Terre Haute.

He was born February 24, 1957 in Linton to Wilson and Marie (Ley) Baker.

Leon was a farmer, carpenter and truck driver. He graduated from Clay City High School in 1975.

He is survived by two sisters, Janice "Jan" Newsom, Bloomington; Willa Jean "Bootsie" (Daryl) Osberg, Southlake, Texas; one brother, Terry (Camille) Baker, Rome, GA; four nieces, Cari Newsom, Lori Newsom, Amy Newsom, Jessica Osberg, twp nephews, Jason and Justin Osberg; three great nieces Jade, Chloe and Ava, great nephew, Wilson.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral service will be conducted at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Worthington at 11 a.m. Monday with Matt Baker officiating.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday.

Burial will be in Worthington Cemetery.

Online condolences for the family can be made at www.welchcornett.com.