Donald Wayne Baker, Sr.

March 23, 1937 ‒ December 10, 2019


Donald Wayne Baker, Sr., age 82, of Marion, passed away Tuesday, December 10, 2019.

Don was born in Marion, Ohio on March 23, 1937 to the late Walter A. and Gladys L. (Graybill) Baker.

Donald married the love of his life Eulah E. Baker on July 28, 1958.  Eulah passed away November 3, 2015.  Together, Don and Eulah attended The International Pentecostal Church of Christ in Marion.

Don was a lifelong resident of Marion and worked at Quaker Oats for almost thirty years.  He enjoyed hunting and fishing and had a need for speed, especially fast cars and boats.

Don will be missed by his children, Ross (Carol) Baker of Marion, Donald (Tara) Baker Jr. of Upper Sandusky, Ohio, Charlie Baker of Marion, and Walter Baker of Marion; 8 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, and sister, Diane Rivers of La Rue.

Don was preceded in death by parents, Walter and Gladys; wife, Eulah; and siblings, Jack Henry, Maxine, and Walter.

Visitation will be held at Snyder Funeral Homes, Denzer Chapel (360 E Center St., Marion) on Friday, December 13, 2019 from 4 until 7 pm.  A funeral service will be held 11 am Saturday, December 14, 2019 at the funeral home.  Pastor Grover Caudill will officiate and burial will follow at Chapel Heights Memory Gardens.

Snyder Funeral Homes of Marion are honored to serve Don’s family.  Online condolences may be expressed by visiting

  • Dear Baker boys, We am so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. All of you are in our thoughts.

  • Dear Baker Boys,
    Sorry to hear of your dad passing. Though now he will be at peace an no pain with your momma. Again we are very sorry…
    Your loving cousin….

    Danny. An Melodie Williamson

  • My thoughts and prayers are with all you boys and Katelynn. Donnie and Eulah are watching over all of you. I love you kids.

  • I dont no what to say really. You was like my second Dad.You always was so tough and strong.It seems unreal thats its true. I will never forget us riding in the semi and just riding around. Like i said you was like a second dad to me grown up .you tryed teach us young to be honest respect to others.

  • So very sorry to hear of cousin Donnys passing. I have a lot of fond memories of him. Him & my Dad ( Butch) use to do a lot of stuff together when we lived in Ohio! A truly awesome man. Will always hold him in my heart. My you Rest in Peace Donny. To his son’s & their family May the Good Lord give you strength & comfort in your time of sorrow. Love & Hugs to you all.

  • Kyle, Tyler, Katelynn, and Aaron…I’m so sorry for your loss and know there’s no words to make you feel better at this time. Know that I always love you and am thinking of you all.

    Aunt Teresa

  • Dear Baker family Donnie was a great man and was like a brother to my dad Leroy . They spent many hours together and now they will be reunited again . Sorry for your loss.

  • My deepest condolences to all of you. I hope you can find comfort in knowing that he’s in good hands right now and is at peace. 🌹

    Your cousin Suzy,
    Fetchies daughter..❤️

  • Sorry for your loss my brothers. I loved him too. He was a great PEACE maker. I’ll see you at the services. God bless you all. My prayers are with you. Don