Albert J. "A.J." Baker

Born: Tue., Apr. 21, 1931
Died: Sun., Jul. 29, 2018


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Wed., Aug. 01, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Wed., Aug. 01, 2018
Location: Woodsfield

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Thu., Aug. 02, 2018
Location: Woodsfield

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      Albert J. “A.J.” Baker, 87, of Woodsfield, Ohio (formerly of Marr, Ohio) passed away Sunday, July 29, 2018 at the Monroe County Care Center, Woodsfield, Ohio.

     He was born near Marr, Ohio on April 21, 1931 a son of the late Bert and Gertrude Unger Baker.

     He was a retired farmer and a self-employed livestock hauler. He was a charter member of the Bethel Volunteer Department where he served as treasurer for many years. He was also a former clerk for the Bethel Township Trustees.

     A.J. enjoyed watching television, reading, attending livestock sales, and spending time with his family.

     Surviving are his wife, Mary Jean Stine Baker whom he married on June 6, 1953; three daughters, Karen (Bill) Bishop of Harrietsville, Ohio, Sherry (David) Heddelson of New Matamoras, Nancy (Bruce) Hamilton of Woodsfield, Ohio; one son, Johnny Baker and his friend Lori Ward of Woodsfield, Ohio; nine grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; and a cousin Paul (Mary Ann) Kilzer of Amesville, Ohio.

     Friends will be received at the Watters Funeral Home, 37501 State Route 78 West, Woodsfield, Ohio from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 1, 2018 where funeral services will held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 2, 2018 with Terrill Wickham officiating. Burial will follow in the Antioch Cemetery, Antioch, Ohio.

    Memorial contributions may be made to the Bethel Volunteer Fire Department, 32219 Little Injun Rd, Lower Salem, OH 45745.

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Love, Robert & Earlene Owens
   Posted Mon July 30, 2018
Nancy & Bruce Hamilton & Family, Sorry to hear about your DAD. You and your family have our deepest sympathy. You will be in our prayers.

Harry Rose
   Posted Wed August 01, 2018
We extend our sympathy to the family in your loss.

Joyce Douglas
   Posted Wed August 01, 2018
Sherry and family - I am sorry I cannot be with you today or tomorrow but please know I am thinking of you and keeping you in my prayers. I still remember my Dad talking about how nice it was that you three daughters were at the alumni banquet when it was your Dad's 50 year reunion. Love to all.

Lee and Glenda Scarbro
   Posted Wed August 01, 2018
Our deepest sympathy, thoughts, and prayers are with you all....Take comfort in God's love and compassion .....Sincerely,Lee and Glenda

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