BERLIN HEIGHTS -- Kenneth C. "Gramps" Baker, age 73, of Berlin Heights, died on Friday April 19, 2013 at University of Toledo Medical Center.
He was born on April 16, 1940 in Berlin Heights and has lived here his entire life. He was a 1958 graduate of Berlin Heights High School. He served in the U.S. Army following high school. When he returned from the service, he worked at Kelble Brothers, he also worked at Heckelman Service, drove truck for Delisanti Trucking, and most recently at Chef's Garden. He served on the Berlin Township Fire Department for many years. Ken enjoyed racing, having drove sprint car when he was younger and loved John Deere.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years Kay (Williams) whom he married on June 20, 1964, his children Shelly (David) Ball, of Berlin Heights, Kenneth C. Baker Jr., of Berlin Heights, sister Marilyn Baker, of Norwalk, seven grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents Harold C. and Clara Baker, a brother Harold C. "Bud" Baker, and a sister in infancy.
There will be no visitation or services at this time.
Arrangements are entrusted to Morman-Hinman-Tanner Funeral Home, Berlin Heights. Online condolences may be left at www.mormanfuneralhome.com
Memorial contributions may be made to the Berlin Township Fire Department.