Arthur D. Baker, Jr.

July 11, 1958 ‒ April 29, 2017

Galion, Ohio

Arthur D. “Art” Baker, Jr., 58, of Bucyrus passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Marion Manor.

Born July 11, 1958 in Galion, he was the son of the late Arthur D. Baker, Sr. and Helen “Jean” Baker-Taylor  of Galion.

He was a graduate of Galion High School in 1977 and previously worked as a truck driver then Eagle Crusher as a painter and lastly at Swan Rubber in Bucyrus. He enjoyed hunting arrow heads and mushrooms.

In addition to his mother he is also survived by a sister, Diana Baker of Galion; niece Darcy Marsh of Shelby; nephew Dennis Marsh of Galion; aunts May Shumaker of Galion, June Baker of Jonesboro, Tenn., and Iva Mahler of Galion; uncle, Harold (Ardell) Baker of Shelby; a great niece and numerous cousins.

The family will receive friends from 12 noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833 where services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday with Rev. Mark Bogan officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Galion.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Art Baker, and condolences may be made to them at


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  • Diana ~ we are sorry to hear of your brother’s passing. You and your family have our sincere sympathy.

  • Diane, so so sorry to hear about the passing of your Brother . Thinking & praying for you and your family

  • Jean & Diana, so sorry to read of your son/ brothers passing. Praying for you and your family.

  • My thoughts and Prayers are with your family. Besides being your neighbor, Art and I worked at Swan Rubber together. Art was a really nice guy. God Bless.