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Robert M. "Red" Baker

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Robert M. "Red" Baker Obituary
LORAIN - Robert M. 'Red' Baker, 63, of Lorain, Ohio passed away on November 1, 2012 of a sudden illness. He was born in Logan, West Virginia on April 27, 1949 to the late Rosa L. (nee: Young) and Alex Baker. Red moved to Lorain where he has made his home for the past fifty years. Red proudly served his country in the US Army. In 1967 he began working for General Motors, Elyria, where he was employed for sixteen years. He later was worked for eleven years for Panther 2 Expedition of Seville, Ohio, retiring in January 2012. Red was an avid fisherman. He also enjoyed hunting, gardening, cooking and playing cards. The birth of his granddaughter changed his life. Red is the loving husband of Sheila A. (nee: Lovas) to whom he was married for 44 years, his son, Robert M. (Kim) Baker, Jr., of Lorain, his brother, Harold 'Buddy' (Darlene) Baker, of Lorain, his sister, Edith (Dale) Shedd, of Summersville, West Virginia, his granddaughter, Katlynne E. Baker, four nephews, a niece, and seventeen great nephews and nieces. In addition to his parents, he was preceded by his sister, Caroline 'Sissy' Baker Koza. By his request he was cremated. A memorial service will be on Monday, November 5, 2012 at 11 a.m. in the Fleming Avenue Free Will Baptist Church, 4905 Fleming Ave., Sheffield Twp., Ohio 44054. The Walter A. Frey Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to www.freyfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Morning Journal from Nov. 3 to Nov. 4, 2012
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