BAKER, EVAN M. "BUZZY", 19, died Friday June 18, 2010. He was the beloved son of Susan E. (Wilcox) and Gilbert M. Sprague and Jonathan M. and Lisa D. (Ledbetter) Baker.
Evan was a graduate of Ponaganset High School class of 2008. He has worked as a carpenter with his father at Jon's Carpentry Service for the past three years. He had a passion for muscle cars and motor sports. He loved working on and restoring cars and as a youth raced motorcycles, earning him the nickname "Buzzy". He was a volunteer with the Foster Center Fire Dept. and had been a member of the N.E. Trailriders Assoc.
He was the loving brother of Shelby E., Isabel R., Thomas W. and Zackary S. Sprague, Alex M., Joel C. and Cole E. Baker. Grandson of Milton and Catherine Wilcox, Gilbert and Marsha Sprague, Gary and Barbara Baker, Lillian Spink, Lance and Sharon Ledbetter, and the late Barbara A. Wilcox.
His funeral service will be held Thursday at 10am in the TUCKER-QUINN Funeral Chapel, 643 Putnam Ave, (Rte.44) Greenville. Visitation Wednesday 4-8pm. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Matty Fund for Epilepsy, P.O. Box 5300, Wakefield, RI 02880 or www. Mattyfund.org will be appreciated. Information and Condolences, visit
Published in The Providence Journal on June 21, 2010