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James F. Baker

May 12, 2021


BAKER, James F.

Age 64, of Brookville, passed away peacefully on May 12, 2021, surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert G. & Patricia A. Baker; sister, Mary. Jim was a 1974 graduate of Brookville and a graduate of Wright State University. He was an accountant, tax preparer and was currently an electrical estimator for Adams Robinson of Dayton. Jim enjoyed playing poker with his friends, golf, fishing and he was a true “Dayton Flyer Faithful”. He loved the Cincinnati Reds & Bengals. He also had a special love of dachshunds and the Michigan Wolverines. He was a member of VFW Post 3288 & AMVETS Post 1789 and a member of the Brookville High School Wrestling Association. Jim is survived by sisters, Kay (Dale) Morgan, Joyce (Fred) Dillon; brother, Brian (Becky) Baker; nieces, Alicia Morgan, Katie Meece, Erin Meece; nephews, Luke (Miranda) Morgan, Eric Meece; great-nephews & niece, Jared, Ella & Beckett; uncle, Joe (Pat) Walsh; aunts, Mary Ruth Falta, Marilyn Walsh; special friends, Nancy Watt, Mike Moran, John Bodine, Jim Murray, Jim Drake & Jim Short, along with numerous cousins and many special friends. A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held 2-5 pm Sunday, May 23 at the GILBERT-FELLERS FUNERAL HOME, 950 ALBERT ROAD, BROOKVILLE. Funeral Mass will be held 10:30 am Monday May 24 at Precious Blood Church. In lieu of flowers, donations should be made to the Robert Davis Memorial Scholarship or the Brookville Wrestling Alumni Association. E-mail condolences may be sent by going online to  IMPORTANT: Masks are required for all guests attending.

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Celebration of Life Gathering
May 23, 2021

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Gilbert-Fellers Funeral Home
950 Albert Road
Brookville, OH 45309

May 23, 2021

5:00 PM
VFW Post 3288, Brookville
210 Carr Drive
Brookville, OH 45309

Funeral Mass
May 24, 2021

10:30 AM
Precious Blood Catholic Church
4961 Salem Avenue
Dayton, OH 45416


Brookville Wrestling Alumni Association
8479 Arlington Rd., Brookville OH 45309

Robert Davis Memorial Scholarship
408 Western Ave., Brookville OH 45309

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