TRIBES HILL — Thomas Wilbur Baker, 72, of Tribes Hill, died Tuesday, April 16, 2002, as a result of a farming accident.
He was born July 7, 1929, in Neversink, the son of Arthur and Edith (Parish) Baker.
He was married to Ethelyn Baker of Garrattsville.
He served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War and worked all of his life as a dairy farmer.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his children, Denise Lewis of Mount Upton, Timothy Baker of Gilbertsville, John Baker, Richard and (Amanda) Baker, and a daughter-in-law, Chastidy Baker, all of Garrattsville, and a son, James Baker of Ames.
He is also survived by his brothers, Ralph and (Melba) Baker of Amsterdam, Cecil and (Carol) Baker of Tribes Hill, John and (Caroline) Baker and Virgil Baker of Florida, N.Y., Robert and (Cheryl) Baker of Amsterdam; and a sister, Mary and (Gene) McGinnis of Amsterdam.
He was blessed by his grandchildren, James Baker Jr. of Amsterdam, Robert, Sarah, Courtney, Andrew, Tara and Thomas Baker Jr., all of Garrattsville, Kris Baker of Mohawk, Rebecca and Stefnie Baker of Gloversville, and Jessica Lewis and Ashley Hill of Mount Upton; along with several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by a son, Thomas J. Baker; a sister-in-law, Beverly I. Monk; a granddaughter, Katlin Hill; and his brothers, Harry and Floyd Baker.
Calling hours will be from 1 p.m. until service time. Funeral services will be held Monday, April 22, 2002, at 2 p.m. at the Johnston Funeral Home in Morris, with the Rev. Thomas Taylor officiating. Burial will be in Hillington Cemetery in Morris.
Funeral arrangements are by the Johnston Funeral Home of Morris.
Published in The Daily Star on April 18, 2002.
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