John Baker

BAKER, John Thomas, II, 44, of Westerville, Ohio, died December 19, 2012 at Riverside Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.

John (Tom to anyone who knew him prior to college) was born September 27, 1968 in Wheeling, WV, a son of Gayla Wagner Baker and the late John T. Baker.

He was an ’86 graduate of Bridgeport High School, worked as a computer analyst in Central Ohio since graduating from Ohio State and was a member of MENSA and Toastmaster’s Club.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by a son, Matthew; sister, Janis (Jeffrey) Jones of Westerville; a brother, C. Douglas (Tammi) Baker of New Philadelphia, OH; and three nephews (Zach and Caleb Baker, Gordon Jones) and two nieces (Sarah Baker, Maggie Jones).

A memorial service will be held at the Kirkwood Presbyterian Church, 200 Bennett St., Bridgeport, Ohio on Friday, June 14, 2013 at 3 p.m. with Rev. David Demarest presiding.

Internment of his ashes at Belmont County Memorial Park Cemetery, near his father and both sets of his grandparents follows the service.

In lieu of flowers, please call an old friend with whom you’ve lost touch and/or donate to the American Heart Association.