Richard "Dick" L. Baker, Sr.
Richard "Dick" L. Baker, Sr., age 79, of Buckeye Lake, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2009, at Licking Memorial Hospital, Hospice Unit, Newark.
He was born March 6, 1930, in Newark, to the late Clyde and Charlotte (Elder) Baker. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps and loved to fish, garden and help out neighborhood children.
Richard is survived by his children, Richard L. (Penny) Baker Jr., Mary Jane (Rick) Hammond, and Janet A. (Bernie) Becker; sisters, Barb Scaife, and Molly Schaffer; grandchildren, Rick, Randy, Shawn, Bryan, Sara, Kim, Walt and Faith; and one great grandson, Bryce; in-laws, Mickie (Bob) Mason, Butch (Linda) Miller and Millie Foulk; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents; he was preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie Jean; and brother in-law, Norman Miller.
Funeral service was held May 30, 2009. at 12:00 p.m. at Boring-Sheridan Funeral Home, Hebron, with Pastor Leslie Taylor officiating. Burial was at the Wilson Cemetery, Newark.
Memorial donations can be made to Hospice of Central Ohio, 2269 Cherry Valley Road SE, Newark, Ohio 43055. Online condolences may be made at: boringsheridan funeralhomes. com