Thomas A. Baker, 85

Posted on May 30, 2015

The father of a Bluffton man, Thomas A. Baker, 85, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2015. Born in Fort Wayne, Tom worked at Peter Eckrich & Sons for 43 years, retiring as a foreman in 1987. He enjoyed bowling, golfing, baseball (especially the New York Yankees), and umpiring at Don Ayers Little League. Tom loved watching and following his sons and grandkids activities, and spending time in Avon Park, Florida at Crystal Lakes Retirement Community.
Surviving are his sons, Tom (Joanne) Baker of Fort Wayne, Mick (Sharon) Baker of Fort Wayne, Steve (Loni) Baker of Bluffton, and Rod (Dana) Baker of Leo; and 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Tom was preceded in death by his wife Fannie. 
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 2, at The Chapel, 2505 W. Hamilton Rd., Fort Wayne with calling one hour prior. Calling hours are also from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday, June 1, at the Chapel. Burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to The Chapel or East Alabama Youth For Christ.
Arrangements have been entrusted to D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Homes. 

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