Clarence Oneil “COB” Baker, 89, of Orrstown, passed away the morning of Friday, Oct. 1, 2021, at home, with his wife by his side.
He was born on April 17, 1932, in McEwen, Tennessee, a son of the late William J. and Mildred Baker.
COB retired as a construction foreman of 35 years with Tripp Construction Co. The last 30 years he spent working self-employed as a heavy equipment operator.
COB enjoyed his visits with his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. He also loved deer hunting and watching wildlife on their property.
COB was a 50-year member of the Orrstown Lodge 262 Free &
Accepted Masons and the Valley Forest 145 Tall Cedars of Lebanon.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Linda Lorah Baker; three children, William J. Baker, Deidre (Dave) Shertz, and Donna Hill; six grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren; three brothers; and one sister.
Funeral services will be held at noon Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, in the Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home Crematorium Inc., with Rev. Dr. Robert S. Beall officiating. Entombment will follow in the Parklawns Memorial Gardens & Mausoleum.
A viewing will be held two hours prior to the service Saturday in the funeral home, with a Masonic Service being held at 11:30 a.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Orrstown Lodge 262 F&AM, 30 Noble Drive, Shippensburg, Pa. 17257, or to the Pleasant Hall Fire Co., 9722 Cumberland Highway, Pleasant Hall, Pa. 17246.
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