Chuck Baker passed away March 26th, 2013 in Rifle, CO, at the age of 67. Chuck was born June 6, 1945 in Greeley, CO, to Gilbert E. and Lois E. Baker. He was a lifetime resident of Colorado.
Chuck was a loving husband, father, grandpa and a friend to all. Chuck's passion in life was to be outdoors, hunting, fishing and roping in the local rodeos in Carbondale and Snowmass.
Chuck was preceded in death by his parents, Gilbert and Lois Baker, and a sister, Susan K. Teeters. Chuck is survived by his wife, Samantha; daughters, Kelly (Bill) McCormick, Stacey Baker-Klein, and Brandy (Andrew) Baker; granddaughters, Courtney, Katelin, Hannah, Holly and Lily; siblings, Bill (Betty) Baker, Sally (Robert) Scheidt, Dorreen (Weldon) Runnels, Penny (Allen) Little, and Paul Baker; father and mother-in-law, Manual and Pam Valencia, and brother-in-law, Tom (Mary) Valencia.
A family and friends remembrance was held March 30, 2013 at their home in Rifle, CO. This summer Chuck's ashes will be scattered at the family cabin in Gould, CO.