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Baker, Robert
Robert L. "Bob" Baker, age 83, of Columbus, Ohio, went to meet his Lord and Savior on Monday, July 24, 2017. Born in Columbus to the late Marvin and Charlene Baker, he grew up in the Lake Hope, Ohio area. He was veteran of the United States Army having served during the Korean War. Bob was a graduate of Park University and was a retired accountant with AT&T after 21 years of service. In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by his in-laws Raymond and Dorothy Herron, brother-in-law Bill Watkins, niece Roxanne Watkins, nephews Doug Perry and Duane Rittenhouse and great-nephew Jacob Detwiler. Bob is survived by his beloved wife of 34 years, Darlene Baker of Columbus; daughter, Kimberly Byers of Columbus; grandson, Cody (Tara) Byers of Grandview; and his many adored nieces and nephews. Bob was an avid Ohio State football fan. He was an excellent cook, was a "Foodie" and loved all things BBQ! Family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. FRIDAY, JULY 28, 2017 at the TIDD FAMILY FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY, 5265 Norwich Street, Hilliard, OH 43026, (614)-876-1722, where his Funeral Service with Military Honors will follow the visitation and begin at 3 p.m. Private burial will be held later at Dayton National Cemetery. If they choose, friends may make memorial contributions to: Ohio Health Hospice-Kobacker House, 800 McConnell Drive, Columbus, OH 43214 or to Wherehouse Food Pantry, c/o Urbana United Methodist Church, 238 N. Main St., Urbana, OH 43078. Please visit www.tiddfuneralservice.com to send condolences to Bob's family.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on July 26, 2017
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