Joseph Thomas Baker

Born on: October 2, 1933
Departed on: January 17, 2014

Visitation: January 24, 2014 at 10:00 am
Service: January 24, 2014 at 12:00 pm
Burial: Forest Lawn Memory Gardens

Joseph Thomas Baker, 80, Cloverdale, passed away on January 17, 2014 at the IU Health Bloomington Hospital. He was born on October 2, 1933 in Lawrence County, Indiana and was the son of the late Ziba Willard and Clarise Ida [Kern] Baker.
He married Diana Sue [Weaver] Baker on October 22, 1955 and she survives. He is also survived by his children, Vicky Ewing and husband Chris, Cloverdale and Thomas A. Baker, Muncie, his brothers, Merlin Baker and wife Janet, MS and Jon Ashley Baker and wife Rita, Converse, 4 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
He was a machine operator for IBM at Greencastle and retired after 33 years of service. He also had been employed by Hoffas Security and Burns Security. He was a veteran of the United States Army during the Korean Conflict.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 24, 2014 at 12:00 PM [Noon] at the Whitaker Funeral Home, Cloverdale. Visitation will be on Friday, January 24, 2014 from 10:00 AM until service time. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens at Greenwood.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his daughter, Debra K. Conner, and his brothers, Charles Baker, Donnie Hackler and Robert Adamson.
Condolences may be sent to the family at: cds@whitakerfuneralhome.net.