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Robert Edward “Eddie” Baker

Robert Edward “Eddie” Baker, 52, of McConnelsville, Ohio, died on Sunday, February 21, 2021 at his home. He was born March 18, 1968 in Zanesville, Ohio.

He had been a truck driver and a horse trainer for many years. He graduated from Fort Frye High School in 1986 and served in the US Army. He was a member of the American Legion Post #389 at Beverly and attended the Dungannon Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Claudine Clark Baker; His mother and father, Kandy and Steve Baker of Beverly; three daughters, Trista Baker (Marty) of Beverly, Lorna Baker (Andrew) of Beverly and Jada Baker (Brandon) of Hurricane, WV; three step children, Vanessa (JB Cheadle) Mayle of McConnelsville, Dylan Mayle (Devan) of Malta and Daniel Hill (Mary) of Zanesville; a brother, Stephen Baker (Mira) of Destin, Florida; eight grandchildren, Traven Baker, Ryelyn McKinney, Cheyenne McKinney, Kaiden Guiler, Iziah McKnight, Noah McKnight, Bentley Baker and Peyton McKnight; and eleven step grandchildren; his mother in-law, Janice Clark of McConnelsville, four brothers in-law, Sam Clark (Linda), Marvin Clark (Deanna), Everett Clark (Darlena) and Charlie Clark (Joanne); sisters in-law, Gayle Boggs (Kevin) and Elaine Mayle (Jeff); and several nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. He was preceded in death by grandparents, Jeanie and Clay Baker and Marie Russell; father in law, Eldon (Stub) Clark and a brother in-law, Doug Clark.

A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at McCurdy Funeral Home in Beverly with Pastor Jim Porter officiating. Friends may call 11:00 am until 1:00 pm on Wednesday. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.mccurdyfh.com.