Robert E. “Bob” Baker, 77, of Annville, passed away on Friday, Dec. 17, 2021. He was the husband of Ann M. (Weyant) Baker, with whom he celebrated 55 years in marriage.
Bob was born in Roaring Spring on April 18, 1944, to the late Charles A. and V. Romaine (Replogle) Baker.
He obtained his bachelor’s degree from Bridgewater College in Virginia, where he played football and sang in various music groups, including quartets. He was inducted into the Bridgewater Sports Hall of Fame.
He was a schoolteacher at Bedford High School and the owner/operator at Ag-Pak Animal Nutrition. He taught Sunday School and enjoyed being a youth advisor. He was a member of GracePoint Church, Palmyra. He enjoyed football, golf, and spending time with his beloved wife, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Bob was a founding member of the New Covenant Christian School in Lebanon.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, is his children, Kelly A., wife of Tim Elliott, of Jonestown, Amy D., wife of Christopher Keller, of Lebanon, Angela S. Baker, of Lebanon; five grandchildren, Braden, husband of Kari Elliott, Cady Elliott, Cody, husband of Katy Keller, Trevan Elliott, and Mikailam, wife of Rob Hess; two great-grandchildren, Graham and Laine Keller; siblings, C. William Baker (Rita), of New Enterprise, Donna Myers (Glen), of Hershey, Belva Slagenweit (Paul), of Everett, Betty Baker, of New Enterprise, and Linda Lamb, of MI.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Carol Hess.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, Jan. 8, at 2 p.m. from GracePoint Church, 740 Leon Ave., Palmyra. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to New Covenant Christian School, 452 Ebenezer Rd., Lebanon, PA 17046, or to GracePoint Church, address above.