Ryan J. Baker
Ryan J. "Bud" Baker, 38, died unexpectedly of natural causes at home Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020.
He was born Nov. 24, 1981, in Goshen, to Larry and Rita (Hershberger) Baker.
Ryan is survived by his parents and three siblings, Jonathan (Stacy) Baker, Elkhart, Lori (Jeff) Chandler, Milton, Georgia, and Alison (Jeff) Weldy, Bristol; seven nieces and nephews; and his two beloved dogs.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Rebecca Baker.
A jokester, Ryan enjoyed grilling, smoking meat, hunting, trapping, his cattle and cattle shows. He was a member of the Elkhart County Beef Cattlemen's Association and the Gelbvieh Association.
He worked as a vet tech at Milford Animal Clinic.
Visitation will be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb.12, at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home. Friends may also call one hour prior to the 11 a.m. Thursday service at Brenneman Memorial Missionary Church. Pastor Matt Maloney will officiate.
Burial will follow in Violett Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to Elkhart County 4-H Beef Club or Elkhart County Beef Cattlemen's Association.
Online condolences may be shared at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.
Published on February 11, 2020


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Rhoda Weaver Watson
Feb 14, 2020
My sincere condolences for your loss
Donna Howell
Feb 14, 2020
Sorry about your loss