William Martin Baker

August 12, 2020 21 Condolences Print Obituary

August 27, 1945 - August 4, 2020
Billy passed away suddenly on August 4 just a few weeks shy of his 75th birthday. He is survived by numerous relatives and friends and by his sisters, Maureen Cowie and Gail Raven. Billy lived life on his own terms and not always in a conventional way. Friends were always important to him and he made them easily. He will be missed. Due to COVID-19 a celebration of Bill’s life will be held at a future date.

  1. Be at peace!

    • My condolences go to the family and close friends. He was a great friend of my dads -Tony.
      Billy gifted me a water color a few years back and I was admiring his work this past Tuesday. He certainly lived on his on terms. Rest In Peace Billy.

  2. Life will not be the same without you Billy! You were a great friend and one that I will miss always. There are so many stories to remember, so many laughs, so many crazy things. Who’s going to arrange my paintings now? RIP my friend!

    • Every time I make banana bread I will think of you. You have been a great friend and we will miss you a lot. We too will cherish our painting!! Rest in peace dear friend…Max and Faye..aka Fade away💕

  3. Billy we will miss your humour and kindness. Our daughter will miss the chocolate you used to distact her when picking up “her” pies thst I made for you. You were old school gentleman and we Majeks will miss you. My paintings from you will keep your memory alive in our home. Rest well and be at peace.

  4. William Martin Baker such a shock of his passing
    We worked together for several years at Ray’s
    Camping & BBQ’s over the years.
    Our condolences to his sisters & family.
    We look forward to a celebration of his life when it is allowed.

    • We had so much fun and didn’t realize we were making so many fond memories.
      Thank you for decades of great memories.
      RIP

  5. I only met him twice and what a character. Good guy and fun to be around. Rest In Peace Billy!

  6. RIP Billy. Oh the memories!

  7. RIP Billy. Oh the memories!

  8. Ahh Billy my dear friend ❤ many laughs and happy hours spent with you.You had always carried a big warm smile on your face for everyone. Finally reunited with your best pal Barry Fox. RIP my friend, till we meet again. Cheers

  9. To my dear friend Billy you all ways had my back and was one that I could all way count on. You made the tough time better and the good times more fun. Life will not be as much fun now that you are gone.
    Rest peacefully my friend.

  10. Thanks Billy, for being there when I needed it the most. A true friend although you didn’t trust my cooking, lol. I love the painting you gave me, it has a special place on the wall and in my heart. Rest in peace, in your words; the doctor is out”.

  11. Oh Mr. Billy Baker
    You know you are one of my favorites within our Muggn’z family. You were not just a customer to me. I truly have love for you. Thank you for everything over the years you did for me, gifts for my kids, and the paintings, pins, and ornaments you gifted me. I will always cherish each and every one. I will miss our chats,your humor, hugs and just seeing you. And I’m sure you will miss me sticking my finger in your ear when I walked by. Haha
    Hope you’re enjoying a double scotch on the rocks.
    Love you Billy. Rest In Peace❤️

  12. I will miss our conversations at Mugggnz. You always kept me up to date on everyone we knew . RIP Billy

  13. Billy, I have known you since I was 15… you were such a big part of my life; that I will treasure and never forget. You could have written a book on all the mischiefs and adventures you have had with all your friends. Now it’s our time to reflect and smile, knowing we shared some of those moments.
    Respect- Rest in Peace.
    Pauline

  14. Maureen
    I was so saddened to hear of Bill’s passing. It brought back many happy memories of the good times we all used to share. Please know that I am thinking of you.
    Linda(McClelland)Stewart

  15. RIP Billy, you were a good friend to Glenn and I and you will be missed

  16. Today is your Birthday and a friend said something today that reminded me of you.
    “Some people come into our lives as a complete surprise and if we let them, they become great friends”.

  17. 53 years of adventure and comraderie will be sorrowly missed but not forgotten. God Bless.Temple “George” Weeks and Lorna.

  18. I have many fond memories of you Billy. Rest in Peace my friend

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