Dalton --- Rodney Jon Baker a lifelong resident of Dalton passed peacefully on September 1, 2019 in Bath VA Hospital. He was born on September 13, 1933 in Nunda, a son of the late Harold and Charylene Smith Baker.
Rod was a veteran of the Korean War, serving from 1954 to 1956, part owner of Baker's Feed Mill and Master Carpenter.
Surviving is his lady friend, Rose Orr of Bergen, his daughters, Lisa (Kirk) Stephens of Pennsylvania, Janine (Jerry) Gibson of Dalton, Pam (Mike Hanchette) Hopkins and Charlotte (Brad) Gard of Colorado; his grandchildren, Jeremy, Jeff, Alex, Emily & Erin, a great-granddaughter, Charlie and several nieces.
In addition to his parents he was predeceased by his twin brother, Roland Baker.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 11:00 am in Hunt’s Hollow Cemetery, Portage. A memorial service will follow in the Dalton American Legion, Arland Kelley Post No. 1569, Dalton from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm.
Memorials if desired to: Hunts Hollow Cemetery, c/o Alice Thompson, 9567 Fuller Road., Dalton, NY 14836
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