Wilford E. "Bud" Baker 84 of West Salem, Illinois passed away 9:30PM Thursday May 17th, 2012 at his home.
He was born February 12th, 1928 in rural Richland County, Illinois a son of Harley Allen and Ruby (Williams) Baker. He married Wanda Middleton in Casper, WY. in 1950 and she survives. He worked for various oil companies over the years in Illinois and in the Western United States. He was a U.S. Army veteran, a 50 year member of the Masonic Lodge in West Salem, IL, a Kentucky Colonel and a member of the First Christian Church of West Salem, Illinois.
Bud was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and one brother.
Survivors are his wife Wanda Baker of West Salem, Illinois and a son Gene (Terri Wedding) Baker of Jeffersonville, IN. and a sister Mitzi Sprague of Arlington, TX.
Services for Wilford E. "Bud" Baker will be 2PM Sunday May 20th, 2012 at the Ingram Funeral Home in West Salem, Illinois. Burial will be in the Moravian Cemetery. Friends may call from noon till service time Sunday at the funeral home.