David W. Baker

ROGERS – David W. Baker, 50, of Bye Road, died at 10:31 a.m. Sunday at the St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center, Boardman Campus, after becoming ill at home.

He was born Dec. 14, 1963 in Salem, a son of Shirley Crawford Baker, and the late Earl Baker. He had been involved in construction for number of years, having owned and operated Baker Paving, as well as being co-owner of Good Spirits.

He was a graduate of East Palestine High School.

In addition to his mother at home, he leaves his companion, Cindy Parker; three step daughters, Missy (Mike) Smith and Liz (Zach) Sherry, both of East Palestine, and Sarah (Mark) Jump of Columbus; and a stepson, Matt Parker of Charlotte, N.C. He also leaves a brother, Larry Baker of Unity; two sisters, Cindy Handwork of Unity and Sharri Kintz of East Palestine; and six grandchildren.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Oliver-Linsley Funeral Home, East Palestine, with the Rev. Mark McTrustry of the Centenary United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will follow in East Carmel Cemetery. Friends will be received at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.