Morris Baker, 74, Bridge City, Texas,
Morris Baker, 74, of Bridge City, Texas, passed away on December 7, 2018, at his home surrounded by loved ones.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, December 10, 2018, at St. Henry Catholic Church in Bridge City, Texas. Officiating will be Father Steve Leger. Burial will follow the service at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Groves, Texas.
Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., with a Rosary at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City.
Born in Port Arthur, Texas, on March 3, 1944, he was the son of James “Bobby” Robert Baker and Mary Lois Douglas Baker. Morris worked many loyal years as an Area Superintendent for DuPont Sabine River Works, served his country in the United States Marine Corp Reserves, and was a faithful member of St. Henry Catholic Church. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 3406 in Bridge City. He enjoyed golfing, riding motorcycles and sailboats, and camping. Morris loved to vacation in Colorado and loved his family dearly. He was a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather who will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Bobby and Lois Baker.
Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife, Elaine Baker; sons, Mike Baker and wife Karen, of Mauriceville and Bobby Baker and wife Christy, of Bridge City; grandchildren, Madison Baker, Garrett Baker and fiancé Courtney Hanks, Cade Baker, McKenna Baker, Cale Baker, Maggie Baker, Kayson DuBois, Kenadie DuBois, and Kenson DuBois; great-grandson, Jensen Baker; brothers, Randy Baker and wife Linda, of Bridge City, and Jimmy Baker and wife Janis, of Lumberton; special cousin, Marian Ducote; and his sister-in-law, Sr. Sharon Steglich, of Houston.
Serving as pallbearers will be Garrett Baker, Cade Baker, Cale Baker, Kayson DuBois, Kenson DuBois, Chad DeJohn, and Mike Thibodeaux.
In lieu of customary remembrances, donations can be made to the Dominican Sisters at 6501 Almeda Rd. Houston, TX 77021 or to St. Henry Catholic Church at 475 W. Roundbunch, Bridge City, TX 77611.