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Carlos Baker

May 3, 1945 — May 13, 2021

Van Wert, Ohio

Carlos Baker, 76, of Van Wert passed away at 5:48pm on May 13, 2021 at his home.

Carlos Baker was born on May 03, 1945, to Roy and Helen (Balliet) Baker who proceed him in death. He was married to his lovely wife Cheryl for 53 years of which they had three children.

Carlos worked at B.F. Goodrich for 34 years. He was also a Navy veteran of the Vietnam war.

Carlos was a member of the Liberty Baptist church where he enjoyed teaching Sunday school. He loved being with his family, especially his grandchildren. He liked to fish, garden, and watch THE Ohio State Buckeyes. Above all, he loved his Lord and Savior.

Carlos is survived by his wife Cheryl (Gribler) Baker, three children; Marc (Heather) Baker of Van Wert, Steve (Julie) Baker of Van Wert, and Angie (Ben) Bigham of Ohio City, nine grandchildren; Brandon, Lexi, Maci, Shae, Brittany, Kyley, Dylan, Brittany, and Tiffany, twelve great-grandchildren and two sisters, Betty Burgoon of Haviland, Ohio and Dorothy (Larry) Sidle of Van Wert.

The funeral will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home, 722 S. Washington St. Van Wert, OH 45891. Interment will follow in Woodland Cemetery in Van Wert.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Monday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Carlos`s memory may be sent to the Liberty Baptist Church.

To share in Carlos‘s online memorial, please visit alspachgearhart.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory, 722 S Washington Street, Van Wert, OH 45891.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, May 17, 2021

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home

722 S Washington St, Van Wert, OH 45891

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Visitation

Monday, May 17, 2021

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home

722 S Washington St, Van Wert, OH 45891

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Funeral

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home

722 S Washington St, Van Wert, OH 45891

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Interment

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Starts at 12:15 pm (Eastern time)

St. Mary s of the Assumption Church (Woodland Cemetery)

OH

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