Warrant Officer William "Bill" Richard Baker CD (Retired)
Peacefully, surrounded by the love of his family, Bill passed away on May 10th, 2019 at the age of 57.
Loving husband of Sharon for 22 years. Cherished father of Richard & Warren. Beloved son of Joseph Robert Baker, Eva Lenore Murrell (Mum) and Kathryn Irene Monk; who raised Bill as her own. Brother of Laurie-Anne (John), Dave, Tyson, Karen and predeceased by brothers Bobby, Ted and Randy. Bill will greatly miss his fur buddies Elgee & Ender. He will be forever remembered by his cousins & extended family.
In 1979 Bill joined the Second Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment; he served overseas in Cyprus twice, in Bosnia and in Oka Quebec where he met his wife Sharon. He held the appointment of Drum Major for a two year term and after 34 years of service retired in 2013. Pro Patria.
Bill had a witty sense of humor, he had a way about him that lifted people up with his words and generosity.
As per Bill’s wishes, cremation has taken place and a celebration of Bill’s life will be held on Friday May 17th at the Evans Funeral Home, 648 Hamilton Rd. (1 block east of Egerton) at 1:00 p.m. with visitation at 12:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice can be made. Online condolences can be expressed at www.evansfh.ca.