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Harry L. (Bud) Baker

July 26, 1922 February 4, 2018
Harry  L. (Bud)  Baker
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Obituary for Harry L. (Bud) Baker

HARRY L. (BUD) BAKER, 95, of Springfield passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2018 at Springfield Regional Medical Center. He was born July 26, 1922 in Springfield the son of the late Harry O. and Ethel Baker. He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha (Hallock) Baker and sisters, Laverne Baker and Bernice Armstrong. Survivors include his son, Alan A. Baker of Findlay, Ohio and numerous cousins in the Springfield area.

Harry was a proud veteran of the United States Army during World War II. He was a member of the 94th Infantry, wounded in Germany and spent nearly two years in Army hospitals before returning home to Springfield. Harry lived his entire life in Lawrenceville, Ohio with the love of his life, Martha until her passing. He worked at Steel Products in Springfield for many years as well as taking care of the family farm. Harry was a life member of The Purple Heart Foundation, The DAV, The 94th Infantry Division Historical Society, VFW, The Ohio Masonic Bodies and NRA. He was a member of the Asbury United Methodist Church. Harry enjoyed playing golf with the Geritol Group at Old Snyder Park, who he credits for keeping him living after losing his wife. Memorial gifts may be made to the Asbury United Methodist Church or German Township Fire and EMS.

A gathering of family and friends will be held on Thursday, February 8, 2018 from 5-8 pm in the LITTLETON & RUE FUNERAL HOME. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 11 am in the funeral home. Burial will follow in Ferncliff Cemetery with military honors.


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Visitation

Thursday

8

Feb

5:00 PM 2/8/2018 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/8/2018 8:00:00 PM
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory

830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503

Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory
830 N. Limestone St. Springfield 45503 OH
United States

Service

Friday

9

Feb

11:00 AM 2/9/2018 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2/9/2018 12:00:00 PM
Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory

830 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, OH 45503

Littleton & Rue Funeral Home and Crematory
830 N. Limestone St. Springfield 45503 OH
United States

Memorial Contribution

Asbury United Methodist Church

104 East Clark Street
North Hampton, OH 45349
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