Toby Joe Baker


Toby Joe Baker of Boyd, 39, a roustabout with Richey Oil Co., went to be with our Lord Monday, Feb. 4, 2013 in Decatur.

Funeral: 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013 at First Baptist Church in Boyd with burial in Boyd Cemetery. Family will receive friends 10 a.m. to noon p.m. Saturday at the church.

Rev. Mark Autry will officiate.

Pallbearers include Jason Adams, Scotty Cordell, Tony Fields, Randy Adams, Shaun Martin and Justin Hardie. Honorary pallbearers are Mike Elkins, Pete Adams, David Noonkester and all fellow co-workers.

Toby was born on Jan. 4, 1974 to Jay and Linda (Hill) Baker in Ranger, Texas. He was preceded in death by his grandparents.

Those left behind to cherish his memory are his father, Jay and wife Pasty Baker of Celina; his mother, Linda Noonkester of Granbury; his daughter, Mahayla D. Baker of Boyd; his former wife and mother of his daughter, Tamara Baker of Boyd; his sisters, Debrah Lynn Noonkester and husband David of Lipan, Roxanne Baunita Elkins and husband Mike of Granbury and Suzie Little and husband Kerdace of Granbury; his nieces, Michele Williams, Benita Elkins, Jami Hardie, Autumn Noonkester; his nephews, Justin Hardie and Kevin Noonkester; other family members and a host of friends.