Randy Baker, 57, of Alto Pass, died Monday, May 15, 2023, at his home.
He was born on June 19, 1965, in Union County Hospital in Anna, the son of Denver and Wilda Brent Baker.
He graduated in 1984 from Cobden High School. After high school he joined the U.S. Army. He spent some time in Germany before coming home.
Mr. Baker was an over the road truck driver for over 20 years before he had to stop driving due to health issues. His main hobby was tinkering in his garage.
He is survived by a son, Kyle (Heather) Hartung of Murphysboro; four grandsons, Conner, Mason, Camden and Coltyn Hartung, all of Murphysboro; two sisters, Mary Keller of Anna and Wilma (Wayne) Burtrum of Flint, Mich.; two nieces, Robin (Scott) Duty and Karen (Mike) Smoot, both of Anna; one nephew, Glen (Tammy) Woodby of Flint, Mich.; a great-niece, Wendy (Will) Dawson of Michigan; two great-nephews, Randy Richardson and Evan Smoot, both of Anna; great-great-nephews Bo and Brooks Dawson of Michigan; his caregiver, Mandy Jarvis; other relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Cobden is in charge of arrangements.