William “Bill” F. Baker
June 16, 1942 – May 3, 2023
William “Bill” F. Baker, 80 of Naubinway, Michigan, laid down his working tools, Wednesday, May 3, 2023. Bill was born on June 16, 1942, in Marquette, Michigan. Bill married Sandra L. Harris on March 22, 1997. Bill was a truck driver for 60 years. He earned a bachelors of education degree from the University of Toledo, at the age of 58. Bill enjoyed racing, watching NASCAR, and hunting. He loved his family and friends and sharing his many stories.
Bill was an active member of the McMillan Lodge #400, F&AM, in Newberry, Michigan, where he served in the organization’s top position as Worshipful Master. Bill was also a life member of the Valley of Michigan, Scottish Rite. Bill volunteered a substantial amount of time serving on committees.
He is survived by his loving wife, Sandra; children, Vince (Susan) Baker, Brady (Becky) Baker, Zach (Alphrena) Baker, Tracy Cappelletty, Lori (Rich) Shackelford and Jeffrey (Robbin) Large; brother, John (Barbara) Baker; 15 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and many cousins, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents Forrest and Lorraine.
Visitation will be from 11:00 pm – 1:00 pm, Saturday, May 13, 2023, at the Naubinway Pavilion, W11609 Main Street, Naubinway, Michigan 49762, with a Masonic Memorial Service at 1:00 pm.