Kenneth E. Baker
Kenneth E. Baker, Sr., age 93, of Shelby, died Saturday, March 19, 2011 at the Crestwood Care Center.
He was born April 21, 1917 in Shelby, the son of the late Viola Mae (Riggle) and Cloyd E. Baker, Sr. Mr. Baker was a graduate of Shiloh High School. He was a retired employee of Skarl Motors in Shelby. Prior to that he had been employed at Gumps and The Ohio Steel Tube Company. He was a member of First Lutheran Church in Shelby. Mr. Baker enjoyed working on his house and helping others with their carpentry needs.
Kenneth is survived by his daughter: Sharyn Davis of Galion; a son: Phil Baker of Kent, Ohio; 5 grandchildren: Kevin (Mary) Baker, Danelle (Tim) Barney, Amy (Joe) Baldy, Todd Davis, Andrew Baker; 3 step grandchildren: Jay, Mike, and Kerry Cline; 7 great grandchildren: Kyle Baker, Katie Baker, Dee Ann Barney, Tiffany Baldy, Tristan Baldy, Taryn Baldy, Tanner Baldy; a sister: Evelyn Moore of Shelby; a daughter-in-law: Joyce Baker of Gahanna. He was preceded in death by his wife of 71 years: Winifred Louise (Ebersole) Baker on December 29, 2008, a son: Kenneth E. Baker, Jr.; 3 brothers: Glenn Baker, Cloyd Baker, Jr., Gerald Baker; 2 sisters: Merrebelle Fackler, Margie Will.
Friends may call on Tuesday, March 22, 2011 from 10-11 AM at Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby where funeral services will be at 11 AM conducted by Rev. Russel Yoak. Burial will follow in Plymouth Greenlawn Cemetery. Memorial expressions may be made to the church. On-line condolences may be made to