Norman Baker

BAKER, Norman J., 77, of Wheeling, WV, died Wednesday, November 14, 2012, in Wheeling Hospital.

He was born July 23, 1935, in Wheeling, a son of the late Clarence E. and Thelma R. Frabel Baker.

Norman was a former employee/owner of Wheeling Glass Co., an employee of Straub Automotive Group, a member of the Elm Grove Eagles and the Elm Grove Eagle Riders.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Betty Jo Whitecotton Baker in 2010.

Surviving is one son, Robert Baker of Wheeling; one brother, Melvin (Suzanne) Baker of Wheeling; one sister, Marlene (Jim) Lawther of Moundsville, WV; four grandchildren, Amanda (Tom) Adams, Bobby Baker, Jessi and Josi Baker; two great-grandchildren, Kaitlyn Adams and Jacob Narick.

Friends received 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 154 Kruger St., Wheeling, where funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 17, 2012.

Interment in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.

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