James Baker

James Donald Baker

Thursday, October 4th, 1934 - Monday, April 6th, 2020
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On April 6, 2020 James Donald Baker, 85, of Reisterstown passed away. He was married to the late Nina Baker. James was born on October 4, 1934 in Tioga County, PA to the late Donald and Annabell (nee Snyder) Baker.

He was a supervisor with the Gas & Electric Company and served in the US Marines during the Korean War and was Honorably discharged. He was awarded a Purple Heart, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal and the Korean PUC Ribbon during his service time.

He is survived by his son, Ricky Baker; son, Gary Baker and his wife Lisa; sister, Eleanora Briggs and brother, Frankie Baker. Also survived by 5 grandchildren. Predeceased by two siblings, Bill Baker and “Mickey” Lamb.

Private interment at Evergreen Memorial Gardens.
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Private interment will take place at Evergreen Memorial Gardens.


  • Good Conduct Medal
  • Korean Service Medal
  • National Defense Service Medal
  • Purple Heart Award from the U.S. Military
  • United Nations Service Medal
  • U S Marine Corps


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