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.