Denny Baker

Aug 29th, 1952 - Aug 18th, 2020

Denny Baker, 67, passed away on Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at his home.

Denny was born on August 29, 1952 in Springfield to John and Doris (Sloan) Baker. 

Denny served in the U.S. Army.  He worked as a pressman for Hearst Publications and enjoyed fishing and spending time with his dogs.

Survivors include:

Fiancé-Mary Cox of Marion

Best Friend-Bill (Brenda) Lowe of Marion


Steve (Kay) Baker of DuQuoin

Vicki (Dale) Croft of Marion

Tom (Lori) Baker of Phoenix, AZ

John (Kelly) Baker of Marion

Several nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; grandparents and great-niece, Madison Croft.

In accordance with his wishes, he will be cremated and no services are being held.  Blue Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family with arrangements.

2 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Mary Cox

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: August 21, 2020

    You are safe now Denny. Free from all the pain and darkness.You are safe in the loving arms of your sweet Mother in heaven. I will miss you every minute of everyday. your sweet mary sue

  • Guest: Gilbert & Kay Jackson

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: August 25, 2020

    Tom, Vicki, John & Steve,
    We were saddened to learn of your brother’s passing. May God give you all comfort during these sad days.