Nathan 'Nate' D. Baker
14 year old son of Rob and Teresa Baker, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012 with his family at his side. His death followed an 18 month courageous battle with cancer. Nate was born on Feb. 10, 1998 in Massillon and was a Perry High School freshman. He loved all sports and especially loved football and wrestling. He had a kind spirit and was generous, gentle and had a heart of gold. He will be missed by all who knew him. Nate was preceded in death by his grandparents, Robert and Susi Baker and George Watkins; and his great-grandmother, Conn and great-grandfather, Berry.
He is survived by his parents, Rob and Teresa (Conn) Baker; his brother, Nick and his sister, Shea; his grandparents, Melba Conn and Thomas Conn; his great-grandmother, Helga Watkins; his aunts and uncles, Bryan and Kim Baker, Joe Conn and his fiance, Joely and Robin Conn; and his cousins, Kaitlynn, Jessica, Andy, Chris, Jade and Joe, Jr.
A service to celebrate the life of Nate Baker will take place on Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Perry High School gymnasium with his pastor, Doug Modlin officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Paquelet Funeral Home, 1100 Wales Road NE in Massillon on Friday from 1-3 and 5-8 p.m. and on Saturday from 9-10 at the high school. Memorials may be made for the benefit of Nathan Baker at any Fifth Third Bank.
Paquelet Funeral Home
& Crematory, 330-833-3222
Published in The Repository from Dec. 11 to Dec. 12, 2012