Richard Allen Baker

March 3, 1947 – Dec. 23, 2021

Richard Allen Baker, 74, Fishers, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Dec. 23, 2021 at Community Hospital North in Indianapolis. 

He was born on March 3, 1947 to Atlee and Claribel (Peggy) Baker in Dover, Ohio.

Mr. Baker worked for Intercontinental Exchange as the Director of Product Development before retiring after 30 years in his field. Before that, he studied Botany in college and worked for a few years as a Botanist at the Chicago Field Museum. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed fishing on his boat on Geist. Richard was well known at the Starbucks in Geist, Geist Coffee and the Sunrise Cafe in Fishers.

Survivors include his daughter, Jessica (Colby) Ross; son, Aaron Baker; grandchildren, Charlotte “Charli” and Connor Ross; brother, Tim (Rolene) Baker; sister, Bonnie (Dave) Michaud; nephews and nieces, Erin, Tim Jr., Michael and Nicole; and many other close family members.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

The Baker Family has entrusted Randall & Roberts Funeral Home with care. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Youth on Course, 3200 Lopez Road, Pebble Beach, CA 93953 (

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