Friday, March 15, 2013

Brook Charles Baker (March 14, 2013)

Brook Charles Baker 34 was born February 28, 1979 in Greenville, Ohio and went to be with his Lord and Savior Thursday, March 14, 2013.

Surviving a traumatic birth, he was a "miracle baby" from the beginning. Each day of his 34 years was truly a gift from God.

He loved the Lord, his son and his family with all his heart. He was a people person who never knew a stranger.

He had previously worked as a dispatcher for Greenville Transit, was a former manager of Radio Shack, was a member of Ansonia United Methodist Church and attended EUM Church in Greenville. He journeyed to South America on mission trips during his teens and later joined Teen Mania Ministries. He was a commissioned missionary for the United Methodist Church having served in Dayton,Ohio and Tucson, AZ. For a short while he served as youth pastor for Family of God Ministries in Arcanum. In Tucson he led a Sidewalk Sunday School program bringing Jesus to children in the projects. He was involved in the Emmaus community and Western Ohio Chrysalis. Serving on many Chrysalis Teams, he loved sharing his faith with teens and watching God work in their lives.

Brook is survived by his son, Joshua Charles Baker of Greenville: his parents; John and Pam Snyder of Ansonia; a bother and sister-in-law, Ryan and Micheal Baker of Xenia: a much loved niece and nephew, Madison and Jackson Baker of Xenia; two aunts, Phyllis Barga of Troy, and his favorite aunt and uncle, Wanda and Richard Burke of Ansonia. He also left behind his faithful companion, Barklay.

Brook is also survived by his father and step mother, Jeff and Vicky Baker of Indiana: a brother, Jordan Baker of Indiana: grandparents, Jack and Mary Baker of Richmond, IN: an, aunt and uncle of Richmond, IN, Kim and Debbie Baker and numerous cousins.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will follow at Ansonia Cemetery.

Family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The family requests that memorial contributions be left for Joshua Charles Baker Scholarship Fund.

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