Brady Edward Baker Jr, 74 of Powhatan Point, Ohio died Wednesday April 19, 2017 at Wheeling Hospital.
He was born February 21, 1943 in Bellaire, Ohio a son of the late Brady and Margie (Brown) Baker Sr.
Brady was in the U. S. Army from 1961 to 1963 and served in Cambodia.
He was a Protestant by faith.
He worked for North American Coal # 5 Mine for 17 years and then worked for Anchor Construction.
He was a volunteer fireman for the Powhatan Fire Department and was a member of the Powhatan American Legion post 228 and the VFW.
Brady loved playing with his grandkids. He enjoyed cowboy shows on Tv, loved carpentry and his two dogs Fritz and Nuisance.
He was married to Dian (Brunner) Baker on June 22, 1968 and shared 49 years with her.
Brady was preceded in death by his parents and two children Eric Mickey Baker and Jill Shannon Baker.
He is survived by his wife, his children Todd Baker and Heidi (Chris) Brown both of Powhatan Point, Ohio.
In addition he is survived by his siblings, Gary (Marsha) Baker of Powhatan Point, Ohio, Marsha (Scotty) Parker of Centerville, Ohio and a brother-in-law who shared his home in Powhatan Point, Ohio Mickey Brunner along with three grandchildren Colby, Chase and Cooper.
Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 186 Main St. Powhatan Point, Ohio on Friday April 21, 2017 from 12 until 8 pm.
The Powhatan American Legion will confer military honors at 7:30 pm.
Funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11 am with Rev. Theresa Bobot officiating.
Burial will follow in Powhatan Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Powhatan Emergency Squad and Fire Department by going to “TMCFunding.com”.
Share your thoughts and memories of Brady with the family at www.bauknechtaltmeyer.com.