Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Bakers in:
 • Resthaven Memory Gardens
 • Avon
 • Lorain County
 • Ohio
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Earl M Baker
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Jun. 15, 1928
Burdine
Letcher County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jun. 2, 2013
Elyria
Lorain County
Ohio, USA

Earl M. Baker, 84, of Elyria went home to be with the Lord on Sunday June 2, 2013 following a brief illness.

He was born June 15, 1928 in Burdine, KY and was an Elyria resident for most of his life. Earl worked at the Ford Motor Company in Lorain as a repairman for 31 years, retiring in 1989. He was a member of the Church of God of Prophecy in Elyria, a United States Army veteran, and enjoyed gardening, hunting, fishing and listening to Bluegrass music.

Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Maxie "Pat" (nee-Coleman); daughters, Lynna Baker and Jane Holbrook both of Elyria; sons, Randy Baker of Terre Haute, IN., and John and Jeff Baker both of Elyria; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sisters, Phyllis Hall of Lorain and Thelma Stanley of Kentucky; brothers, Junior and Bobby Baker both of Virginia, Charles Baker of Elyria, Lonnie Baker of Burdine, KY., and Rev. Jimmy Baker of Elizabethtown, KY.

The family will receive friends Wednesday 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria. Services will be Thursday at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home. The Rev. Jimmy Baker, Earl's brother, will officiate. Burial will be at Resthaven Memory Gardens, Avon. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Friendship Animal Protective League, 8303 Murray Ridge Rd., Elyria.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.laubenthalmercado.com.
___________________________________________________________

Earl's parents, George Baker and Cora Jane Reed, were married on August 8, 1925. Both were born in Clintwood, Virginia.

Kentucky, Birth Index, 1911-1999

Name: Earl M Baker
Date of Birth: 15 Jun 1928
County: Letcher
Mother's Name: Cora Reed
Volume Number: 197
Certificate Number: 92470


1930 United States Federal Census

Name: Earl Baker
[Darl Baker]
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1928
Birthplace: Kentucky
Race: White
Home in 1930: Jenkins, Letcher, Kentucky
View Map
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father's Name: George Baker
Father's Birthplace: Kentucky
Mother's Name: Cora Baker
Mother's Birthplace: Kentucky
Household Members: Name Age
George Baker 26
Cora Baker 23
Ralph J Baker 3
[3 6/12]
Earl Baker 2
[2 1/12]


1940 United States Federal Census

Name: Earl Baker
Age: 12
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1928
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Kentucky
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Son
Home in 1940: Jenkins, Letcher, Kentucky
View Map
Street: Max Pents Branch
Inferred Residence in 1935: Bendin, Letcher, Kentucky
Residence in 1935: Bendin, Letcher, Kentucky
Resident on farm in 1935: No
Sheet Number: 15A
Attended School or College: Yes
Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 3rd grade
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
George Baker 36
Cora Baker 35
Baker 13
Earl Baker 12
Eldrew Baker 10
Jimmie Baker 6
Louia Baker 3
Boby Baker 21
___________________________________________________________

The following documents refer to Earl's parents:

Kentucky Death Index, 1911-2000

Name: George Baker
Death Date: 26 Jan 1980
Death Place: Letcher
Age: 76
Residence: Letcher
Volume: 8
Certificate: 3778


Social Security Death Index

Name: George Baker
SSN: 403-03-1637
Last Residence: 41537 Jenkins, Letcher, Kentucky, United States of America
Born: 25 Jun 1903
Died: Jan 1980
State (Year) SSN issued: Kentucky (Before 1951)


Kentucky Death Index, 1911-2000

Name: Cora J Baker
Death Date: 16 Oct 1981
Death Place: Letcher
Age: 75
Residence: Letcher
Volume: 51
Certificate: 25389


Social Security Death Index

Name: Cora Baker
SSN: 402-72-9478
Last Residence: 41517 Burdine, Letcher, Kentucky, United States of America
Born: 15 Jul 1906
Died: Oct 1981
State (Year) SSN issued: Kentucky (1966) 
 
Burial:
Resthaven Memory Gardens
Avon
Lorain County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Tom Nelson
Record added: Jun 05, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 111826956
Earl M Baker
Added by: Tom Nelson
 
Earl M Baker
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Madel Lancaster
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

rest in peace. you were a good man, and my children were blessed to have you for a papaw. You will be greatly missed.
- cathy dupler
 Added: Jun. 5, 2013
Thank you for your service, Earl
-Anonymous
 Added: Jun. 5, 2013
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service