Moore Chapel

206 West Center Street, P.O. Box 1149, Fayetteville, AR

Phone: 479-442-7314

Leslie Wayne "Les" Baker

Fayetteville, AR

1938 - 2017

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Published: November 10, 2017

Leslie Wayne "Les" Baker, age 78, of Fayetteville, died Wednesday, November 8, 2017. He was born December 9, 1938 in Springfield, Missouri, the son of Hurchel H. and Eva E. Yates Baker. He was preceded in death by his wife, Abbie; a son, Gregory B. Jeko; a grandson, Devin Jeko; a sister, Nancy Baker and a brother, Jerry Baker. He was retired mailing supervisor at the University of Arkansas.

He is survived by a daughter, Angelea Holcomb and her husband Clayton of Fayetteville; a granddaughter, Heather Cooper and her husband, Jason of Farmington; a grandson, Heath Holcomb and his wife Chelsey of Siloam Springs and two great-grandchildren, Layton Cooper and Kenleigh Cooper.

Graveside service will be 2 p.m., Friday, November 10, 2017 at Fairview Memorial Gardens, under the direction of Moore's Chapel. Memorials may be made to the Washington County Animal Shelter, 801 West Clydesdale, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701. To sign the online guest book, visit

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