Bobby “Butch” Lee Baker Jr.

Thursday, January 5, 2023

Bobby “Butch” Lee Baker Jr., 68, of Beecher, Ill., passed away Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022. He was the beloved husband of Nancy Baker; loving father of Britney Louise, Kyle (Jessica) Miller, Justin (Janell Elmore Perkin) Miller and Cory (Kathryn) Miller; cherished grandfather of six grandchildren; dear brother of Steve (late Priscilla) Baker, Deanna (Chris) Baker and Kathryn (Robert) Klinger; and fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Butch will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.

He was the grandson of the late Mose and Julie Baker and Bob and Grace Hart of Dell.

Memorial visitation will be Saturday, Jan. 7, from 12:00 p.m. until time of the memorial service at 3:30 p.m. at Smits–Steger Memorial Chapel, 3045 Chicago Rd., Steger, Ill., 60475. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society. For further information, please call 708-755-6100 or visit the online obituary and guestbook at