85, Cleveland, native of Emeigh, passed away June 13, 2017, at University of North Carolina Medical Center. Born December 25, 1931, in Emeigh, the son of Vallie Elijah and Alice Myrtle (Neff) Baker. Preceded in death by parents and brother, Harry Baker. Survived by loving wife of 57 years, Delories (Maines) Baker, Cleveland; daughter, Kimberly, wife of Mark Michalko, North Carolina; grandchildren, Matthew and Ryan Michalko; nephew, Harold Baker, Dubois and niece, Vesta Huber, Hastings. US Army Veteran of the Korean War. Retired machinist from Eaton Corp., Cleveland. Friends will be received from 12 noon until time of service at 3:00 p.m. Saturday at Moriconi Funeral Home, Inc., Northern Cambria. Pastor Michael Watts officiating. Committal, East Ridge Cemetery. Military honors by local veterans organizations.
Published on  June 16, 2017