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John Allan Baker

November 22, 1949 ~ April 8, 2019 (age 69)

JOHN ALLAN BAKER, age 69, of Troy, passed away on Monday, April 08, 2019 at his residence.  He was born on November 22, 1949 in Dayton to Lois (Good) Baker of Sidney, and the late Robert Baker.

John is survived by his wife of 43 years: Joyce (Hengsteler) Baker; one son: Robert (Angela) Baker of Centerville; one stepson: Christopher (Shannon) Retterer of Sidney; three sisters: Bonnie Silverthorn of Piqua, Bobbi Stauffer and Debbie Baker, both of Sidney; four grandchildren: Zachary and Kaitlin Baker, Kirsten and Christian Retterer; and numerous nieces and nephews.  In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by one stepson: Curtis Retterer; one step grandson: Dezmon Retterer; and two sisters: Phyllis Wilkes and Joan Bey.

John enjoyed woodworking.  He was a member of the Dayton VA Honor Guard.  John proudly served his country as a member of the US Air Force.

Funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Baird Funeral Home, Troy, OH.  Burial will follow in Dayton VA Cemetery.  Friends may call from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM on Thursday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family, c/o Baird Funeral Home, 555 North Market Street, Troy, OH.  Condolences may be expressed to the family at

Donations may be made to:

The Family, in c/o Baird Funeral Home
555 N. Market Street, Troy OH 45373

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