Charles Lyn Baker, 69, of Abilene went to his heavenly home January 4, 2021 at Hendrick hospital. Charles was born July 8, 1951 in Lubbock, Texas to Robert Joe and Ruth Redman Baker. He was raised on the family farm in Post, Texas. He graduated from Post High School in 1969. During high school, he excelled in choir, and enjoyed 4H, and his church youth group.
After high school, he attended Wayland Baptist University, were he met his wife of forty-seven years, Debbie Stotler, in the choir. They were married on January 20, 1973 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Charles celebrated fifty years of music and youth ministry in Southern Baptist churches. His current ministry was at Crossway Baptist Church in Abilene. He led his life in service to the Lord.
He enjoyed watching Texas Tech football with his son-in-law and grandson. In his spare time, he enjoyed wood working, and had a passion for gardening.
He is survived by his wife Debbie Baker of Abilene, daughter Regina Durham and husband Gene of Kermit, TX, granddaughter Kaitlyn Durham of Odessa, TX, grandson Tanner Durham of Odessa, TX, Sister Darla Lacy and husband Craig of Lubbock Texas, sister Tonya Ahn and husband Ronald of Olympia, Washington, three nephews and a niece, and their families. He is also survived by dear friends, who are like family, Gene and Doris Smith.
Charles is survived by his aunt, Jeanie Lou Cowdrey of Post. He is also survived by cousins living in Post: Tommy and Ruth Ann Young, Ronald and Nancy Thuett, Curt and Donna Cowdrey of Post and their families.
He was proceeded in death by his parents Robert (Bob) and Ruth Baker, and brother Joe Duane Baker.
A private family burial was held at Terrace Cemetery in Post.