Andrew "Andy"-Baker-Obituary

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Andrew "Andy" Lee Baker

Rigby, Idaho

Dec 6, 1959 – Mar 24, 2020 (Age 60)

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BORN
December 6, 1959
DIED
March 24, 2020
AGE
60
LOCATION
Rigby, Idaho

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Eckersell Funeral Home - Rigby Obituary

Andrew “Andy” Lee Baker, age 60 of St. Anthony, Idaho, and lifetime resident of Southeast Idaho, passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2020.


Andy was born December 6, 1959 in Rigby, Idaho to Norman and Josephine Smith Baker. He was raised in Ammon, Idaho and attended Hillview Elementary, Ammon Jr. High and graduated from Bonneville High School. On June 3, 1983, he married Susanne Marion Tavenner in Dubois, Idaho.  Andy worked in the farming and trucking industry throughout his life; most recently he owned and operated A-S R.V. Transport. 


He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint. He enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting and chariot racing. Above all he loved his family; his grandchildren were his pride and joy. 


He is survived by his wife, Susanne Baker of St. Anthony; Daughter, Roslynn Kate (Edward) Murray of Rexburg, Idaho; sons, Levi Darby Baker of Orifino, Denver Wade Baker of St. Anthony; brother, Michael (Vesta) Baker; and 3 grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Harold Baker and sister, Leona Walker.


A memorial services will be held in his honor Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 11:00 AM in the Eckersell Memorial Chapel, (101 West Main Street, Rigby, Idaho 83442). The family will visit with friends from 10:00 until the time of service.

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Sue and family I wish I could be there but have other obligations. Please know that I am thinking of you all.

Sue, I'm so very sorry to hear about Andy. I just heard, and here it is the middle of June. My heart is broken. He was a kind and gentle giant. I was so honored to call him my friend. There was a day he stood up for me like a true gentleman and I will forever be in debt to him for that moment. Heaven is a little brighter with him in it. Love you so much!

What a loss.Sue I loved Andy love like a brother.You,Lee,and Andy were there in my greatest time of need for help and good friends.My prayers are with you. Trixie

Suzy, I just heard about Andy and are so sorry about your loss. We want you to know how much we care about you. Please take care.

I met Andy when he delivered fuel to my work. Little did we know how much we had in common! He was great man! We knew many of the same people....had lots of laughs...
Cindy Ellis Howe

Sue and Family , So sorry to hear about Andy I'm sure he will be greatly missed. Dick always had a good friendship with him. Take care of yourself and family. Always remember the good times and all your good friends.

Baker Family,
Im so sorry to hear about your loss. Know you are in our thoughts and prayers during this challenging time.

Dear Sue, Roslynn, Levi, and Denver,

I was so sorry to hear of Andy's passing. May you find comfort and strength to carry on in the days ahead. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with each of you and your extended family.

Sincerely,
Toni Crapo

I am so sorry for your loss Sue, Andy was a special friend to us since we met him when he was just 17. We kept in touch thru the years, he called me a lot when Terry was sick, encouraging me. He is greatly missed by me and my kids. Terry & I loved you like our little brother Andy. May you Rest in Peace.