Patrick Matthew Baker
Carlinville – Patrick Matthew Baker, 28 of Carlinville, IL formerly of Virden, IL passed away Sunday October 9, 2016 at his residence.
Patrick was born May 9, 1988 in Springfield, IL a son to Ron W. and Rena M. (Riffey) Baker Sr. He graduated from Virden High School (SASED) in 2006. Patrick was an out-going, fun loving person who was a compassionate champion for those less fortunate than he. He was proud to participate in Carlinville Estates Human Rights Commission and was the “go-to” person for other residents. Patrick loved wrestling, fishing, swimming, movies, breakfast with his family and family gatherings. He loved gaming with his brothers and corresponded with a large group of internet friends. He loved animals, especially the family dog, Pepper.
Patrick is survived by his mother Rena (Bob) Steele of Virden, IL, father, Ron (Chris) Baker Sr. of Hannibal, MO, brothers, Michael (Heather) Baker of Thayer, IL and Ron Baker Jr. of O’Fallon, MO and several Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, Step-brothers and Step-sisters.
Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Thursday October 13, 2016 at Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home Virden, IL. Rev. Mary Alice Cunningham officiating. Memorials may be made to Carlinville Estates (Group Home) 1221 S. Plum St. Carlinville, IL 62626. Following services cremation rites will be accorded and private family burial of ashes will be at a later date at Virden Cemetery. Please visit www.calvert-ferryfuneralhomes.com to leave a comment for the family.