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Elwood "Woody" R Baker

June 25, 1930 ~ May 5, 2022 (age 91)


Elwood “Woody” Baker, age 91, of St Paris, Ohio passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2022, in his daughters residence.
He was born on June 25, 1930 in Westville, Ohio to the late Raymond G. and Edna (Rockel) Baker.
He married Alice McCain on January 14, 1950 and she preceded him in death on June 23, 2021.
Woody is survived by his daughter, Deby Williams of St Paris and one granddaughter, Lindsey (Kevin) Day and ten great grandchildren, Alex & Natalie Zerkle and Gabriel, Sophia, Hazel, Lucy, Elizabeth, Nicholas and Oliver Day. 
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Jeff Baker, grandson, David Zerkle, granddaughter, Dawn Zerkle, sister, Waveline Marshall and half sister, Judy Thompson.

Woody was a 1948 graduate of Johnson-St Paris High School and was a member of the St Paris United Methodist Church.  He was formerly employed by Huffman, Inc, St. Paris and retired from Navistar, Springfield in 1992. He enjoyed painting, woodworking, gardening, golfing at Lakeland, camping and loved spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. in the Atkins-Shively Funeral Home, 216 S. Springfield St, St Paris, Ohio with Pastor Jeff Richards of the Riversong Worship Center, North Lewisburg presiding.  Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery, St Paris, Ohio. 
Visitation for family and friends will be held Tuesday, May 10, 2022 from 5:00 p.m to 7:00 p.m in the Funeral Home.

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May 10, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Atkins-Shively Funeral Home
216 S. Springfield Street
Saint Paris, OH 43072

Funeral Service
May 11, 2022

11:00 AM
Atkins-Shively Funeral Home
216 S. Springfield Street
Saint Paris, OH 43072

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