Alan Jay “AJ” Baker, 34, of Mount Victory, Ohio passed away at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, November 25, 2021, at OhioHealth Marion General Hospital in Marion, Ohio.
He was born in Bellefontaine, Ohio August 25, 1987, the son of the late Dean Alan Baker, who passed away just 40 minutes after AJ, and Teresa (Purtee) Baker who survives.
In addition to his mother, he is also survived by four aunts: Bev (Purtee) Kemmere, Beverly (Eddie) Williams, Nancy (Tim) Colchin, and Vicki (Greg) Street; seven uncles: Dale Baker, Jim (Becky) Purtee, Mike (Rosemary) Purtee, Jerry Purtee, Ronnie (Tammy) Purtee, Bill (Thelma) Purtee, and Tim (Jo) Purtee.
AJ graduated from West Liberty Salem High School and worked as a custodian at Cummins Facility Services. He enjoyed Bible audio, watching football and basketball games, playing video games, playing with his kitties, and spending time with his family.
Pastor Bryan Meadows will officiate the funeral service for AJ and for his father Dean, Saturday, December 4, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. at the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in DeGraff, Ohio.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral at the funeral home.
Burial will follow the funeral service at the Fairview Cemetery in Quincy, Ohio.
A time of food and fellowship will follow the committal service at the Quincy Fire Department. All are invited.
Please be symptom-free, practice social distancing and consider wearing a face covering.
The staff of the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in DeGraff is honored to serve the Baker family.