In Memory: The Rev. Hoyle Baker (Kansas)
Rev. Hoyle D. Baker, of Wellington, Kansas, died Saturday, March 17, 2012 at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Wellington, Kansas at the age of 82.
Hoyle was born the son of Albert H. and Jennie M. (Murray) Baker on Wednesday, October 9, 1929 in Prague, Oklahoma. When Hoyle was 6 months old, his parents moved to Mesa, Arizona. He graduated from Mesa Union High School in 1949.
In 1950, Hoyle and Louise Bowman were united in marriage in Depew, Oklahoma. Together they celebrated 61 years of marriage.
Rev. Hoyle Baker was ordained as a Minister in 1955. He served as pastor in many communities in Kansas including Kinsley, Caney, Mulvane, Wellington, and Minneapolis. In the 1960's he pastored a mission for the Pentecostal Holiness Church in Wellington. Rev. Baker retired in 1992 after 37 years in the pulpit. He also worked at Boeing Aircraft as a modification mechanic for many years and retired in 1993.