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Obituary of Roy Baker
Roy Roger Baker, Sr., age 70, died Friday, November 16, 2018 at the Bath VA Hospital, Bath, NY. He was born March 8, 1948 in Corning, NY, a son of Howard and Rose (Galusha) Baker. Roy was married to Elizabeth "Lisa" (Smith) Baker for 26 years. He was employed as a truck driver for RC Cola; worked installing oil tanks for Angler Oil; ran a tractor trailer business, did door to door sales of vacuum cleaners for 40 years, and owned Baker's Auto Sales in Blossburg. Roy was a member of Holy Child Catholic Church; enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing, was an avid bowler and was a driver in demolition derbies. He was a U. S. Army veteran serving in Vietnam between 1965 – 1967.
Roy is survived by his wife, Lisa; 3 sons and daughters-in-law, Roy (Annette Morseman) Baker, Jr. of Wellsboro, PA, Mark and Misty Graybill of Jersey Shore, PA, Jonathan Baker of Tioga, PA; 3 daughters and sons-in-law, Heather Elizabeth (Shawn Wagner) Baker of Wilmington, DE, Ashley Marie (Alex Preston) Baker of Mansfield, PA, Kathryn Rose (Chance) Long of Mansfield, PA; 7 grandchildren, Malinda, Kirsten, Keaton, Jaxson, Thomas Roy, Paisyne and Chandler; 3 great grandchildren, Aaliyah, Brantley and Jayse; 2 brothers and sisters-in-law, Howard and Betty Baker of Liberty PA, John and Terry Baker of TN. He was predeceased by his parents, and brothers, Robert, Leland and Edward.
Family and friends are invited to call on Sunday, November 25, 2018 from 4PM to 6PM at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., 637 S. Main St., Mansfield, PA. A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, November 26, 2018 at Holy Child Catholic Church, S. Main St., Mansfield, PA at 10AM with Rev. Bryan Wright as celebrant. Burial will be at the Bath National Cemetery, Bath, NY. www.buckheitfcandcrematory.com
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