Hubert Weldon Baker Obituary

From the Ozona Stockman:

Services Sunday For Hubert Baker

Funeral services for Hubert Weldon Baker, 75, were held Sunday (Oct. 30, 1977) afternoon at 3:30 in Ozona Church of Christ with burial in Cedar Hill Cemetery under the direction of Janes Funeral Home.

Mr. Baker died at 12:30 Thursday (Oct. 27, 1977) in Shannon Hospital where he had been rushed by ambulance earlier that morning, of an apparent heart attack.

He was born Aug. 13, 1902 in Tennyson and lived in Ozona since 1937.  He had a grocery store in Ozona for 16 years and was a salesman for Martin Glover Wholesale for 23 years before then.  He was manager of the Ozona Chamber of Commerce for nine years before retiring in March 1974.  He served on the chamber board of directors until death.

Mr. Baker was past worshipful master of Ozona Masonic Lodge and received his 50-year pin in 1974.  An elder of Ozona Church of Christ for 30 years.  He was a member of the Texas Old Time Fiddlers Association.  Mr. Baker was an accomplished musician and shared his talents every time he was called upon

He was married to Lottie Lee Sims, September 1, 1923 in San Angelo. They celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary here four years ago.

Survivors include his wife; one daughter, Mrs. A. J. Pakkila of Buchannan Dam; one sister, Mrs. J. E. Butler of San Angelo; two brothers, Clifford Baker and Neal Baker, both of San Angelo; three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.

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