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Donnie D. Baker

December 27, 1934 ~ December 29, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Donnie Baker Obituary

Donnie D. Baker, 89, of Greenville, OH passed away Dec. 29, 2023, at Ayden Health Care after living with Alzheimer’s for several years.  He was born Dec. 27, 1934, of Arcanum, OH, to the late True & Edith (Niswonger) Baker.

He attended the Delisle one-room school and the Arcanum Schools.  He was a member of the Pleasant Hill Church of God.

Donnie was a life-long farmer, including tobacco.  He owned his own painting business.  If he thought your place needed painting, he would stop in and give you a quote.

He enjoyed playing euchre, playing darts, woodworking and talking.

Preceded in death by his wife, Joan (Good) Baker of 59 years, who passed away December 2, 2012; his parents; 3 brothers, Jack, Buddy & Sonny Baker, foster-son & his wife, Tony L. (Sherri) Baker and son-in-law, David Gibson.

Donnie is survived by his 3 children, Carol (Gary) Gibson-Clark, DeGraff, OH; Martha (Tom) Baker and Larry D. (Shannon) Baker, both of Greenville, OH; 10 grandchildren, Jason (Kim) Gibson, Daniel (Lace) Gibson, Amanda Baker, Michael (Laura) Baker, Tony (Sarah) Baker, Scott (Shiloh) Baker, Jonathon Baker, Jodi Baker, Levi Baker, and Amy Baker.  10 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren; his sister, Joan Rench of Arcanum, OH; brother-in-law, Robert (Linda) Good of West Manchester, OH; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The family is greatly appreciative of the care provided to Donnie by the staff at the Oakley Place, Brookdale’s Claire Bridge, Ayden Health Care and EverHeart Hospice, for understanding the needs of Alzheimer’s.

The family will receive family and friends Saturday, January 6th from 10:00 – 12 Noon at the Stocker-Fraley Funeral Home in Bradford, OH.  Funeral service will be immediately following, with Pastor Scott Deane officiating.  Interment Miami Memorial Park Cemetery, Covington, OH.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Donnie to: Pleasant Hill Church of God, 7540 Fox Road, Pleasant Hill, OH, where Donnie was a member.  Condolences may be left for the family at www.stockerfraley.com.

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Visitation
Saturday
January 6, 2024

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Stocker-Fraley Funeral Home, Bradford
131 W. Oakwood St.
Bradford, Ohio 45308

Funeral Service
Saturday
January 6, 2024

12:00 PM
Stocker-Fraley Funeral Home, Bradford
131 W. Oakwood St.
Bradford, Ohio 45308

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