The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

Obituaries

February 3, 2013

Royce Dean Baker

Published 2-3-13

WAUKOMIS — Funeral for Mr. Royce Dean Baker, 83, of Waukomis, will be 2 p.m. Monday, February 4, 2013, at United Methodist Church in Waukomis. Pastor Garry Vincent will officiate. Burial will follow in Waukomis Cemetery under direction of Brown-Cummings Funeral Home. The family will receive guests 2-4 p.m. today, February 3, at the funeral home.

Royce was born on the Baker family farm in rural Waukomis, OK, November 27, 1929.

As a youth, he attended Morning Star School and Waukomis High School.

Following his graduation, he served with the U.S. Army in Germany during the years of 1953 and 1954. As a civilian, he worked as a dispatcher for Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Troop J, Enid, OK, for 291⁄2 years. Royce also farmed and raised cattle on land that is now recognized as a Centennial Farm by the state of Oklahoma.

In 1951, Royce and Elizabeth Brown were united in marriage, and she survives. Additional survivors are their three sons, Wayne and wife Gwenda Baker, Gary Baker, Tony and wife Miranda Baker; six grandsons, Shaun and wife Jessica Baker, Brian Baker, Kyle and wife Jacey Baker, Trent Baker, Nathan Baker, Caleb Baker; one granddaughter, Madison Crenshaw and husband Stuart Crenshaw; and 2 great-granddaughters, Makenna Crenshaw and Juliette Baker. Royce’s only sibling, Jim, and his wife, Rosa, also survive.

Memorials may be made to charity of choice or Waukomis United Methodist Church, with Brown-Cummings serving as custodian of the funds. Condolences may be made at Brown-Cummings.com.

(Submitted by family)

 

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Evalyn Girty Evalyn M. Girty

    Funeral service for Evalyn M. Girty, 73, will be 10 a.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Ladusau-Evans Funeral Home Chapel.

    April 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Annie Sullivan Annie Sullivan

    Funeral for Annie Sullivan, 55, will be 2 p.m. Friday, April 25, 2014, at Anderson-Burris Funeral Home, with the Rev. Don Walker officiating.

    April 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • David Jackson David Michael Jackson Sr.

    A private memorial service for David Jackson, 52, of Enid, Okla., will be held at a later date.

    April 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • TerrySly.jpg Terry Lee Sly

    Terry Lee Sly, 68, of Billings, Okla., was born April 4, 1946, in Hulbert, Okla., the son of Flora Sly and Harold Richmond and passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 17, 2014, at his residence.

    April 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jerry Dean Fritzler Jerry D. Fritzler

    Graveside service for Jerry D. Fritzler will be 2 p.m. Sunday, April 27, 2014, in Carrier Cemetery.

    April 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jim Blaser

    Service pending with Anderson-Burris Funeral Home.

    April 25, 2014

  • ShirleyWeber.jpg Shirley Ann (Packard) Weber

    Shirley Ann (Packard) Weber, 79, peacefully went to be with her Lord on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014, at her son’s country home near Carbondale, Kan.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • RuthWeston.jpg Ruth K. Weston

    Memorial service for Ruth K. Weston, 82, of Enid, Okla., will be 11 a.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Central Christian Church.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • TerrySly.jpg Terry Lee Sly

    Terry Lee Sly, 68, of Billings, Okla., was born April 4, 1946, in Hulbert, Okla., the son of Flora Sly and Harold Richmond and passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 17, 2014, at his residence.

    April 24, 2014 1 Photo

  • Narcissa Emma Hoof

    August 17, 1987 – April 20, 2014

    April 24, 2014