Ray D. Baker

Born: Fri., Dec. 2, 1932
Died: Mon., Oct. 23, 2017


Visitation

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Fri., Oct. 27, 2017
Location: Woodsfield


Funeral Service

1:00 PM Fri., Oct. 27, 2017
Location: Woodsfield


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          Ray D. Baker, 84, of Alliance, Ohio (formerly of Woodsfield, Ohio) passed away Monday, October 23, 2017 at the home of his daughter in Alliance, Ohio.

          He was born in Woodsfield, Ohio on December 2, 1932 a son of the late Martin Western Baker and Francis Lula Ricer Baker.

          Ray was a retired die setter for Union Metal, Canton, Ohio with 32 years of services.  He was a member of the former First Free Methodist Church, Woodsfield, Ohio; a U.S. Marine Sergeant serving during the Korean War, and a member of the V.F.W. Post 5303, Woodsfield, Ohio.

          In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Catherine Stevens and five brothers, George, Claude, John, Paul, and Ed Baker.

          Surviving are his wife, Carol Haudenschield Baker whom he married on November 23, 1955; one daughter, Louise A. (Wendall) Scarbrough of Alliance, Ohio; one son, Steven E. Baker of St. Clairsville, Ohio; three brothers, Charles Baker of Marietta, Ohio, Floyd Baker of Woodsfield, Ohio, Martin Baker of Woodsfield, Ohio; three grandchildren, Larry Scarbrough, Greg (Bonnie) Scarbrough, Heather (Ryan) Sick; three great grandchildren, Landon Ray Scarbrough, Luke Thomas Scarbrough, Jacob Ryan Sick; several nieces and nephews.

          Friends will be received at the Watters Funeral Home, 37501 State Route 78 West, Woodsfield, Ohio from 11:00 a.m. until time of funeral services at 1:00 p.m. Friday, October 27, 2017 with Rev. Nate Gibbons officiating. Burial will follow in the Antioch Cemetery, Antioch, Ohio.

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Cheryl J Skinner, WV Patriot Guard
   Posted Tue October 24, 2017
May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Ray D. Baker, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten..
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Marine Veteran, Ray D. Baker, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Robin Hughey Haslam
   Posted Fri October 27, 2017
Am so saddened to hear of Ray's passing. Have known him since I was a kid. He could always make me laugh when I would see him. My deepest sympathy goes out to his family, friends and all who loved him

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