OBITUARY

Eugene Franklin Baker

July 27, 1936November 15, 2021
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Eugene Franklin Baker, age 85, of Middletown, Ohio passed away on Monday, November 15, 2021. He was born July 27, 1936 in Hamilton, Ohio, the son of William and Viola (Hill) Baker.

Eugene is preceded in death by his parents; wife of 49 years, Vivian; and daughter, Mickey Baker.

He is survived by his children, Valerie (Mike) Henderson, Adam Baker and Dannielle (Tom) Baker and two grandchildren, Seth Allen and Cierra (Christopher) Cox and son-in-law, Whitie Allen.

Eugene was a loving husband, father, and grandpa. As a young boy, he grew up on a farm in Liberty, Indiana, before he and his family moved to Hamilton, Ohio. He graduated from Hamilton High School in 1953. Eugene was a Korean War Veteran that entered the Army at the age of 17. Eugene was an active member of Middletown Church of Christ. He enjoyed working on cars and used to race. He loved his 1979 Chevy El Camino. He also enjoyed singing and playing the guitar. Eugene was an avid bowler and gardener, and he loved to be in the kitchen making dinners for his family. He was very proud of the work he did as a manager for Burger Chef restaurants for 14 years, and the restaurant that he owned with his wife, the Deli Sweet Stop, which was located in downtown Middletown at the old City Center Mall. Eugene also owned All About Repairs, where he was a general contractor. There was nothing he could not do or fix! In 2001, Eugene retired from Midfirst Credit Union. He had many skills, and was known and loved by many!

Visitation will be 2-4 pm, Sunday, November 21, 2021 at Breitenbach Anderson Funeral Home, 517 South Sutphin Street, Middletown, OH 45044. A Funeral Service will be at 11 am, Monday, November 22, 2021 with Pastor David Stidham officiating. Entombment will be at Woodside Mausoleum.

Donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.

Please visit www.breitenbach-anderson.com to leave online condolences for the family.

Services

  • Visitation

    Sunday, November 21, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Monday, November 22, 2021

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Beth Runnells

November 18, 2021

Valerie,Cierra and family,
I worked with Eugene(Gene) at the credit union. Such a nice man and would do anything for anyone. We had some wonderful conversations and he will be missed dearly. Love and prayers to your family

John (TOMMY) Harrison

November 18, 2021

Gean and Vivian opened up their hearts and home to me from a young age. Me and Adam became more than Friends We became Brothers. To me Gean was a Father Figure.
However the Best Memory is the Day of Dannielle and my Wedding and He Gave me my Beautiful Love of my life. His Daughter
Dannielle Baker Harrison