He was born August 22, 1948 in St. Joseph, Missouri son of Helen & Buck Baker.
He retired from the Missouri Department of Transportation after 20 plus years of dedicated service. He enjoyed fishing, working in the yard, and around the house, he was a jack of all trades the neighborhood handyman. He could fix anything.
Loyd was preceded in death by his father, and sister, Pat Peterson.
He is survived by mother, Helen Baker of St. Joseph, MO, daughter, Rachelle (Basil) Grippando, a son, Randy Baker all of St. Joseph, MO, five grandchildren, Ryan, Cameron, Tanner, Kaylie and Jayda, a brother, Albert Baker of St. Joseph, MO, two nieces, Shelly & Susan, and three nephews, Scott, Wesley, Big Steve, Little Steve, and Robert and his companion Kathy Williams of the home.
He will be cremated under the direction of the Rupp Funeral Home.
There are no scheduled visitation or memorial services at this time.
Online condolence and obituary at www.ruppfuneral.com