Homer Baker


Homer Baker, 86, a resident of Cleveland, passed away on Saturday, March 28, 2020, at the family residence. 

He was born in Calhoun, on March 23, 1934, and he was the son of the late Lillian Cunningham Baker and Lesley Baker. 

His brothers, Henry Baker, Edward Baker and R.C. Baker, also preceded him in death. 

He was retired from Stein Construction Company after 38 years of service. He received his 50-year certificate and gold card from Labor Union Local 846. He was a caring husband, wonderful uncle, friend and neighbor, and loved cats and adopted every stray cat that came around. He was a Christian and will be missed by all who knew him. 

Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Shirley Gallaher Baker of Cleveland; his brother, Felix Baker; his sisters-in-law: Betty Gallaher, Mary Baker and Regina Baker; his nephews: Terry Gallaher, Rick Gallaher, Mike Gallaher, Adam Baker, Aaron Baker and Allan Baker; and his nieces: Sharon Gallaher, Tania Godfrey, Sheila Walker, Amy Baker, Lisa Burke and Maggie Baker.
The Remembrance of Life graveside service and interment will be held privately for the family at Sunset Memorial Gardens, with his nephew, Terry Gallaher, officiating. The family request in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the McCracken Kitty Kat Rescue at www.mccrackenkittyrescue.com

Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services has charge of the arrangements. 

You may share your condolences and your memories with the Baker family at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.


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