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Elroy Baker Sr.

January 8, 1933 ~ July 14, 2022 (age 89)

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Elroy Baker, Sr., departed this life on July 14, 2022; was born to the union of Leonard Baker and Pearline Jerrells on January 8, 1933 in Round Rock, Texas.

     Upon his move to Austin (Texas), he met and married Rosie Clemons.  To this union, five children were born – three girls, two boys.

     Mr. Baker, Sr.’s employment included:  Villa Capri Restaurant; City of Austin (Sanitation Department); The University of Texas at Austin (Maintenance Department, retired – 1995).

      Elroy Baker, Sr., is preceded in death by:  His parents; four brothers; one sister; and, three daughters.

     Elroy, Sr., leaves to cherish his memory: Three sons – Archie, Elroy, Jr., Brian Baker (all of Austin, Texas); one step-son - Richard; one brother – Leonard Baker (Austin, Texas); six grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.


A special thanks to his nephew, Lee Baker.

Many “Thanks and Sincerest of Appreciation” to – Rickey & Jamie Marshall; Dolly Simmons; Cile Marshall; Pearl; Dr. Ian Alward and the South Austin Medical Clinic Staff.

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Memorial Celebration
July 23, 2022

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Phillips-Upshaw & Richard Funeral Home (Richard Chapel)
1410 E 12th Street
Austin, Texas 78702

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