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VANCEBURG, KY: Oburn Baker, age 89, passed away at his home with his family by his side Monday evening November 5, 2012 at 6:35 pm.
Mr. Baker was born in Carter County, Ky. July 30, 1923 to the late Dan and Kathleen Qualls Baker. He was a veteran of the United States Army serving his Country during World War II. Mr. Baker was employed with General Motors Company in Mansfield Ohio for 27 years.
He was also a member of the Vanceburg Christian Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife Thelma Curtis Baker in 1988; and a sister Malissa Ann Dehart.
Surviving is his wife, Gladys Kegley Lykins Baker of Vanceburg, KY; two daughters, Karen (Michael) Bocka of Galion, Ohio, and Martha Kathleen Baker of Lexington, Ohio; one sister- Lou (Osborne) Caudill of Crestline, Ohio; one step-son, Glenn D. (Alice) Gilbert of Vanceburg, KY; one step grandson; one step-great-grandson; five grandchildren; and seven-great-grandchildren.
Friends may call from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm Wednesday at the Gaydos Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be Wednesday at 1:00 pm at the Gaydos Funeral Home with Pastor Tom Cox Jr. officiating.
Graveside services will be held Thursday at 1:00 pm at the Greenlawn Cemetery in Crestline, Ohio with Pastor Rick McCartney officiating. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.gaydosfh.com.
Published in the News Journal on Nov. 7, 2012