Hank Ray Baker

August 12, 1966 ‒ August 29, 2021

Marion, Ohio

Hank Ray Baker, age 55 of Marion, passed away Sunday, August 29, 2021. He was born August 12, 1966, the son of Howard and Judith Baker.

Hank proudly served his county in the United States Army serving with the 82nd Airborne Division.

He was loved by his family and friends. Surviving are his mother Judith Baker; children: Heather Rae (Timothy) Fugate and Brandon Davis; grandchildren: Clyde and Lydia Fugate; sister Laura Reece and many friends, especially his best friend Bob Green.

Hank is preceded in death by his father Howard Baker.

A celebration of life service will be Friday, September 3, 2021 at Snyder Funeral Homes, Gunder/Hall Chapel, 347 West Center St., Marion at 2PM.

The Snyder Funeral Homes are honored to serve the Baker family; condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.SnyderFuneralHomes.com




  • Hank was a complex man. He was often misunderstood. He was truly a good man at heart. So very sad.

  • Hank was more than my friend, he was the man that would take time to listen : he would never leave you with out a smile
    There was never a day I didn’t enjoy Hank company

  • Too soon. I enjoyed the times we worked together. He could be funny, but took his job very seriously.

  • It is with great sadness to read the passing of Hank. I enjoyed working with him and he will be missed. Another member of the NCCI family gone way too soon.

  • Had so much fun working when I worked with Hank at NCCI.He was always smiling and making you laugh. So sorry for his early departure. Prayers and thoughts are with you.

  • No more figuring out crosswords as dorm officers at North Central, or discussing horse racing, which I knew nothing about. He was a good guy- rest in peace Hank.

  • Prayers for healing and guidance through friends and family grieving process. Worked with him at NCCI. Great guy! Going to be greatly missed.

  • Hank was a very nice man and a wonderful neighbor. He will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. God bless you all.

  • Hank, gone way too soon, Brother. You always were a great guy, friend and coworker. You will be sadly missed. Rest Easy, My Brother

  • I was sad to hear of Hank’s passing. Worked with him at NCCI and always had a laugh together. Gone to soon. Rest easy my friend.

  • So sorry to hear about Hank. I worked with him at NCCI. Always nice and thoughtful of others. May God rest his soul. Nellie Haughn

  • I wish I had known would have come to say Goodbye my apologies to Judy Laura and family. Hank and I spent many years together grew up together our ‘first’ experiences learning to live love laugh and navigate this life’s journey together. He served our country with reverence and pride in 82nd Airborne at Fort Bragg. He was deployed in training with team of Paratroopers into Panama contracted an illness like malaria overcame and completed their mission. He was driven in life with strength, pure intentions, ideas and plans with light hearted humor only Hank could have. He could make you smile and laugh in a moment. I will treasure each memory until we meet again on other side. Godspeed Hank I’m so sorry God bless you ….With Love Always Jeannie