Phil Baker, 89 of St. Augustine, Florida passed away on August 7, 2018.
He was born April 23, 1929 in Powhatan Point, Ohio a son of the late Jack and Maggie Heath Baker.
Phil was a retired coal miner and worked at the former Marx Toy Factory. He was a member of the UMWA and a US Army veteran of the Korean War.
He enjoyed taking care of his farm animals, building cabinets and chicken coops.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty J. Baker, his son Douglas, and his sisters, Wilma Ross (His twin sister), Ellen McDougal, Lorena Shrader, Lottie Seo and Leona Formis.
Surviving are his daughter, Debbie Baker Parker of St Augustine, Florida, his son, Rick (Diana) Howard of Powhatan Point, Ohio and his daughter, Trish (Don) Burch of Arizona, his sister, Sylvia Podlasiak of Powhatan Point, Ohio and his brother, Nelson Baker of Bethesda, Ohio and his grandchildren, Matthew, Melissa, Josh and Michelle and five great grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at the Mt. Zion Cemetery in Key, Ohio on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at 12 O’clock Noon with Rev. James Hoff officiating followed by Full Military Honors conducted by the Belmont County Veterans Association.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Belmont County Animal Shelter at “TMCFunding.com”.
Arrangements by the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory 441 37th Street Bellaire, Ohio.