Friday, January 4, 2019

John "Mark" Baker (January 2, 2019)

John "Mark" Baker, 53, of Arcanum, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at the State of the Heart Care Center in Greenville.

He was born on November 5, 1965 in Dayton, Ohio to Roger Baker of Arcanum and the late Margaret Ann Fellows.

Mark loved watching sports, especially The Ohio State Buckeyes, Columbus Blue Jackets, and Cincinnati Reds. He enjoyed being outside and tending to the garden. Most of all, he loved spending time with his grandchildren and spoiling them with candy.

Mark is survived by his wife, Angie, of 32 years, whom he married May 11, 1986; his children, Carrie Baker of Arcanum, Christopher (Robyn) Baker of San Francisco, California, and Tyler (Sara) Baker of Arcanum; his grandchildren, Addyson and Hayslee Baker; and his brothers, Matt (Michelle) Baker of Arcanum, and David (Amanda) Baker of Arcanum.

A Celebration of Mark's Life will be held on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 1 PM at Grace United Methodist Church, 750 Arcanum-Ithaca Rd., Arcanum, OH 45304 with Pastor Travis Qualls officiating. Burial will follow in Ithaca Cemetery. The family encourages visitors to dress casually (your favorite sports team).

Memorial contributions may be made to State of the Heart Care Center, 1350 North Broadway, Greenville, Ohio 45331.

The family has entrusted the arrangements to Tribute Funeral Homes, Greenville Campus.

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