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Larry Olen Baker

Larry Olen Baker, 81, of Elizabethtown, IL passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2023 at Baptist Health Paducah.

He was a retired Judge and Retired Lt. Commander in the United States Naval Reserve.

Survivors include his wife, Joyce Baker of Elizabethtown, IL; children, Melanie (Kevin) Dixon of Union, MO and Marcus Baker of Elizabethtown, IL; grandchildren, Bethany Dixon of St. Peters, MO and Casi Dixon of Manchester, MO; and sister, Debbie (Gary) Puckett of Kennewick, Washington.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Olen Weldon and Freda Greta Baker, and son, Michael Olen Baker,
Services are scheduled for 1:00 p.m., Saturday, May 20, 2023 at Hardin County Funeral Service in Rosiclare, IL. The family will receive visitors from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home.
The Paul C. Rowan American Legion Post #571 will conduct military rites at the cemetery on Saturday.
A webcast of the service will be available at

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