Luther Erwin Baker

January 1, 1931 - April 5, 2019
Luther Erwin Baker

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Luther Erwin Baker, 88 of Belmont, Ohio died Friday, April 5, 2019 at his home.

He was born January 11, 1931 in Adena, Ohio a son of the late Hansel and Iva Johnston Baker.

Luther was a retired machinist foreman for the Georgetown Machine Shop, a member of the Weyer Lodge 541 F & AM Centerville, Ohio, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Valley of Steubenville, St. Clairsville Beagle Club and a US Marine Corps veteran.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two infant sisters, sister, Leona Smith and two brothers, Vernon and Robert Baker.

Surviving are his wife of sixty-three years, Constance Jane Rose Baker, three children, Leigh (Glenn) Bratton of Belmont, Ohio, Keith (Kim Calovini) Baker of Flushing, Ohio and Dean (Tamra) Baker of St Clairsville, Ohio, sister, Glenna Harmon of San Antonio, Texas and sister-in-law, Margaret Baker of Bellaire, Ohio. Also six grandchildren, Angie Mosby, Brandon Bratton, Wesley Bratton, Luke Baker, Emily Calovini, Cheyenne Calovini, six great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Private visitation and services will be held at the convenience of the family with Rev. Robert Merritt officiating. Interment in the High Ridge Cemetery in Bellaire, Ohio.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer Association by going to

Arrangements by the Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists 204 West Main Street St Clairsville, Ohio.

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  • April 07, 2019
    Cheryl J Skinner, Military Veterans Museum says:
    May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time, May you come to know that the love of God is with you always, May your memories of Luther Erwin Baker, give you peace, comfort and strength… Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete. I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers to the family of …. US Marine Veteran, Luther Erwin Baker, is “A True American Hero” God Bless† † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

  • April 08, 2019
    Robin and Bob says:
    So very sorry for Luke’s passing.