Joseph Baker

XENIA — Joseph John Baker age 74, passed away Friday January 31, 2014 at Greene Oaks Nursing Home in Xenia. Joseph was born January 11, 1940 in Bainbridge, Ohio the son of the late Joseph Ray and Calla Marie ( Rose) Baker. Joseph is preceded in death by his parents and wife Judith K Baker. Joseph is survived by his children: Kelly L Russell (Mark), Brian Baker and Karri T Baker (Kenneth Grant); brothers: Richard Baker (Mary) and Larry Baker; grandchildren: Zebulon Russell, Samantha Russell, Holly Hagerman (Mark), Brianne Frost (Adam), Brandis Hillard (Branden), Megan Grant, Allen Grant (Suzann), April Mancell (Tavis) and Elizabeth Grant. Joseph is also survived by 17 great-grandchildren; special loved ones: Kelly Boyer and Lisa Adkins; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other family members and friends. Joseph enjoyed to golf, fish, watch birds and watch sports. A gathering of friends will be held from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM Thursday Febuary 6, 2014 at the McColaugh Funeral Home Inc. 826 N. Detroit St. Xenia, Ohio 45385. Memorial contributions can be made in Joseph's name to the St. Jude Research Hospital 501 St Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105. Online condolences can be made at

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McColaugh Funeral Home
826 North Detroit Street Xenia, OH 45385
Published in Xenia Daily Gazette from Feb. 3 to Feb. 4, 2014