Roy D. Baker Sr.

May 12, 2021



Roy D. Baker Sr., 71, of Lisle passed away on Wednesday, May 12, 2021. He was predeceased by his parents, Franklin Baker and Carolyn Karpensky; brothers, Andy, Larry and Frank and his beloved dog, Happy. He is survived by his wife, Marcy; children, Donna (Roger) Marshall, Rhonda Hazen (Bob Larry), Roy (Marcia) Baker Jr., Chris (Denise) Frutchey, Stephen (Shirley) Rozelle, Sonia Burkhardt, Matthew (Sarah) Rozelle and Meghan Rozelle (Anthony Carlo); grandchildren, Alison Babbitt (Ryan Delaney), Gary (Rebecca) Babbitt, Michael Georgia, Samantha Baker, Damon Baker, Courtney Hazen, Evan Marshall, Reed Marshall, Autumn Rozelle, Amber Rozelle, Angela Rozelle, Elaina Burkhardt, Devon Burkhardt, Damion Carter, Tobias Carter, Kelly Carlo, KennaDee Carlo, Montgomery Carlo and Carolina Carlo; great grandchildren, Benjamin Babbitt, Macy Delaney, Jace Hyde, Kaiden Rozelle and Liz Hyde; siblings, Janet, Betty, Ronnie, Cherie, Pam, Brownie, Anna, Frank, Dick, Shirley and their families. Roy retired after 30 years of service from Cornell University. In his retirement he spent his time remodeling his barn, complete with a stage and dance floor, to host weddings and his annual family reunions which he looked forward to each summer. He loved playing the guitar and was well known for having a good-natured sense of humor. Roy enjoyed meeting new people and could strike up a conversation with just about anyone. He was well liked by all. “Okie Dokie!” Private services are under the direction of Charles Dietrich at Nichols Funeral Home, 7323 119 Street, Whitney Point, New York 13862 and condolences may be sent to the family at

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Miss Rodeo New York Inc.

June 20, 2021 10:26 AM

Miss Rodeo New York Inc., sends our deepest condolences for the loss of your beloved Roy-- He was a light in the world. We continue to pray for the Lord to guide you throughout your healing.
Miss Rodeo New York Inc.


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The Lansing Events Committee

May 17, 2021 4:43 PM

With our sincerest sympathy. We are thinking of you and your family.
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Jeanne Brizzee

May 16, 2021 10:48 PM

Rip Roy. You were a great man who always made me laugh when I saw you at your barn parties
 My thoughts and prayers are with the family. 

Arne and Joyce

May 16, 2021 4:29 PM

To Marci and family we are so sorry for Roy's passing.  He was a friend and always a pleasure to be around.  Loved his sense of humor and love of life.  He will be missed. We will pray for strength as you go through this grieving process. 

Stacey and Bobby Pendell

May 16, 2021 7:52 AM

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