Patrick Paul Baker
Patrick Paul Baker, 78, of Anahuac, died Sunday, September 12, 2021, at Houston Methodist Hospital, Baytown. He was born on March 17, 1943, to Marie Page Baker and Thomas Felix Baker, in Anahuac. Pat was a 1961 graduate of South Park High School. He played golf on a scholarship at Lamar University for 1 year before joining the Marines and serving in Vietnam. During his service in the Marines, he was invited and played at the British Amateur at St. Andrews. He then worked for 10 years in Long Island, New York, at various golf courses. After that, he moved back to southeast Texas and managed multiple golf courses, including opening Airport Driving Range, in Port Arthur, before finally retiring to Anahuac, Texas, where he spent his days fishing or playing golf with his friends. He was known by most as Patty Baker or “The Great Bake”.
Survivors include his daughter, Tricia Picard and her husband, Kevin, of Sour Lake; sister, Mary Jo DiCarlo and her husband, Ronnie, of Anahuac; brother, Richard Baker and his wife, Gwen, of Anahuac; grandchildren, Kamryn Picard, Paige Picard, Coen Picard, Zac Picard, and Fisher Picard; and a host of relatives and friends.
He is preceded in death by his father, Joseph Guy Andrus; mother, Marie Page Baker Andrus; and brother, Phillip Baker.
A gathering of Mr. Baker’s family and friends will be from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m., Sunday, September 19, 2021, at Brentwood Country Club, 4201 South Major, Beaumont. His cremation arrangements will be handled through Broussard’s Crematorium under the direction of Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lamar University Golf Team, 211 Redbird Lane, Beaumont, Texas 77705.
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Gathering of Family and Friends
Brentwood Country Club
- 4201, South Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77707,
- September 19, 2021
- 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
- 5150, Stivers Dr, Beaumont, TX, 77705,