Brady Baker Jr.

February 21, 1943 - April 19, 2017

02/21/1943 - 04/19/2017

Past Services

Friday April 21, 2017
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Powhatan Point Chapel
186 Main Street
Powhatan Point, Ohio 43942
740-795-5451 | Directions
Saturday April 22, 2017
11:00 am
Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes - Powhatan Point Chapel
186 Main Street
Powhatan Point, Ohio 43942
740-795-5451 | Directions
Saturday April 22, 2017
12:00 pm
Powhatan Cemetery
Powhatan Point, Ohio 43942

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 “”.

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Starla Imhoff
6 years ago

Dian, Heidi, Todd, Gary and families
Our deepest condolences on the passing of Brady
Starla and Doug Imhoff

Jim and Sandy Sisson
6 years ago

Dian and family,
So sorry for your loss of a wonderful man.
We always liked Brady.

6 years ago

I only wish I’d have been here to have known him more than I do. To know him is to know him, and I do. What a mark Brady left on all of us!

Barb mcgough
6 years ago

Keeping the family in my thoughts and prayers.

John and Beverley Nozica
6 years ago

So sorry for your loss. Brady will be missed by many.

Chippy Mcguire
6 years ago

Brady was a good man he will be missed

Sandra Palmer Johnson
6 years ago

Diane and family, so sorry to hear about Brady! He was a good person, He and my cousin Bob May, and. Jim Chambers ran around in high school what characters they were!!! Stay strong even when it’s hard to! I’ll be thinking of you¡

Holly Baker
6 years ago

Dian, Todd and Heidi,
I am so sorry for your loss. All of you are in my thoughts. May your memories comfort you.

Cheryl J Skinner, WV Patriot Guard
6 years ago

May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

May your memories of Brady Baker, Jr, give you peace, comfort and strength…

Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten..
My thoughts
and prayers to the family of ….

US Army Veteran/ FF, Brady Edward Baker, Jr., is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

† Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

Sandy Wilson
6 years ago

So sorry to hear of Brady’s passing….have great memories from years ago of Brady n Dian when we were neighbors. My sincere condolences to Dian and the family…Rest In Peace….Heaven gained a wonderful, kind , gentle man….