Ronald R. BAKER
Quiram-Peasley Funeral Homes - Atlanta
202 NW Vine Street
Atlanta, IL

Ronald R. Baker

ATLANTA, IL - Ronald R. Baker, 70, of Atlanta, passed away at 11:40 p.m. on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, at his home.

Funeral services for Mr. Baker will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 9, 2015, at Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home. The Rev. Paul Weber will officiate.

Visitation will be from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, May 8, 2015, at Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home.

Burial will be at Atlanta Cemetery.

Ronald Ray Baker was born Sept. 11, 1944, in Lincoln, Ill., the son of Eddie McKinley and Maude Awe Baker. He was united in marriage to Cherie Slaney on Aug. 25, 1969. She survives.

Ronnie is survived by his wife, Cherie; their children, Rhonda (Dean) Peterson of Minnesota and Crystal (Mark) Bronke of Normal; his sister, Jean Hill of Atlanta; brother, Winton Baker of California; and five grandchildren: Tyler Bahan, Jackson Bronke, Britton Peterson, Keegan Peterson, and Rylan Peterson.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, JoAnne Renfrow; and one brother, Bill Baker.

Ronnie was a 1962 graduate of Atlanta High School. He retired from Olympia High School District #16.

His hobbies included being a pianist, and he enjoyed restoring antique cars.

Memorials may be made to: The Atlanta Assembly Church .

Final arrangements are entrusted with Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home of Atlanta.

Published by The Lincoln Courier from May 7 to May 8, 2015.
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I remember Ron mostly from many years ago. He was my neighbor, living up the street not far from Renfrows and he worked @ the dairy queen!
Marianne Groves Perkins
May 8, 2015
I new Ronnie and most of his family all my life !!!! It will sadden me to know he is not down the street a short distance from my home !!!! May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. - Sambo
Samuel L. Adkins
May 7, 2015
Cheri, I am so sorry for your loss. I have a lot of good memories of Ron back in the day. May God's peace and grace surround you and you family at this time of grief. Love you!
Alice McCarthy
May 7, 2015
R.I.P. my friend.
May 7, 2015
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