Cover photo for James "Jim" Richard Baker's Obituary
1939 James 2018

James "Jim" Richard Baker

September 11, 1939 — December 5, 2018

James “Jim” Richard Baker

Sept. 11, 1939 – Dec. 5, 2018

Jim passed away peacefully in his Portland home on December 5, 2018. He was born to Laurel “Doc” and Roberta Baker on Sept. 11, 1939 in Portland, Oregon. He graduated from Grant High School and then graduated from Oregon State University as a pharmacist. He and his wife Diana owned and operated one of  Portland’s oldest pharmacies, the Skidmore Pharmacy in downtown Portland, and then he went on to work for Fred Meyer pharmacy for 25 years. He met and married Diana Johnson in 1967 and had two sons in the following years. Jim is survived by his Wife Diana, his son Chris (Veronica) 4 grandchildren, one niece, six nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents Laurel and Roberta, his son Norm, and grandson Paxton, and brother Wayne. A memorial gathering will be held on Friday, December 14th from 2 til’ 6 pm at his residence on 2943 NE 32nd Place, Portland,OR,97212.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of James "Jim" Richard Baker, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 0

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree