Russel Baker, age 55 of Hastings, passed away unexpectedly on the morning of March 2, 2020. Russel was born on July 4, 1965 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the son of Richard and Jo Ann (Biggs) Baker. You could always find him on a bike, under a car or with a pencil in his hand. We will always cherish the brightness you carried. Open the throttle and ride free, dad. He is survived by his wife of thirty three years, Sally Baker, children: Savanah, Sarah, Richard, and Siera; five grandsons; sisters: Debbie and Denise. Please visit www.beelergoresfuneral.com to share a memory or to leave a condolence message for Russel’s family.