Dale Baker 56 of Beecher City, IL, passed away at 10:19 PM Monday Nov. 26, 2012 in St. Anthony Memorial Hospital in Effingham, IL.

Dale was born January 15, 1956 in Decatur, IL the son of Otis Woodrow and Mildred Lorraine Cutler Baker.

He worked construction and much of that time as a concrete finisher.

Surviving are a son Woodrow (Jamie) Baker of Springfield, IL; granddaughter Addison Leigh Baker; brother and sisters: Beverly Tague of Wesley Chapel, FL, Lawrence George (Sandy) Baker of Decatur, IL, Judy (Sherrill) Burgess of Decatur, IL, Sandra Beals of Decatur, IL, Violet (Chad) Cooley of Beecher City and Becky Lesemann of Beecher City; many nieces nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister Betty Stout.

A graveside service will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday Dec. 1, 2012 in Beecher City Cemetery. Rev. Paul Bauer will officiate.Arrangements are entrusted to Lockart-Green-Funeral Home in Beecher City.