Robert Baker Jr. of Metairie, died Sunday, June 9, 2013 at the age of 90. Born in Ensley, Alabama to the late Robert Baker and Annie Merrell Baker. Robert is survived by his wife of 62 years, Jane Bearden Baker and his sons, Robert M. Baker, Stephen P. Baker and the late Michael Baker. He also leaves behind his granddaughters, Miranda Baker and SR Rachel Baker of Shreveport, La., his brother Lloyd Baker of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, his sisters-in law, daughters-in-law, and many relatives and friends. Robert graduated from the University of Alabama in 1949 as a Civil Engineer. He retired from Texaco as a Senior Civil Engineer in 1983. He was also a retired registered professional engineer in the State of Louisiana. Robert was an Army Veteran of World War ll and retired in 1983 as a Lt. Colonel with 32 years of service. Robert was the Inspector General for the 337th Support Brigade, New Orleans, La. from January 1968 to February 1976. He was a member of the Memorial Baptist Church for over 50 years where he severed as Chairman of Board of Trustees. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Service at Leitz-Eagan Funeral Home 4747 Veterans Blvd. Metairie on Wednesday June 12, 2013 at 11:00 am. Visitation will be held on Tuesday evening from 7:00 pm until 10:00 pm and again on Wednesday 9:00 am until time of service. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Memorial Baptist Church in Metairie. Condolences may be offered at www.leitzeaganfuneralhome.com.