John William Baker passed away on November 16th, 2018 at the age of 68, while with his Granddaughter, Gabrielle in Hawthorne, NV. John was born on the 16th of October, 1950 in Merced California. John served his country with honor in the United States Navy as a Machinists Mate aboard the USS Ticonderoga during the Vietnam War. Upon return from the war, he married Deborah Lynn Rosevear. They were married at the St. Bartholomew Episcopal Church in Ely, NV on the 22nd of November, 1975 and remained married for 39 years until Debbie lost her fight with cancer in 2015.
John worked as electrician for many years in Southern California before he and Debbie moved to Lund, NV in 1999. John will always be remembered for his incredible work ethic, wonderful sense of humor, and for always putting family before anything else. He taught these characteristics and lessons to his children and grandchildren, and we will always remember the impact he made in our lives.
He was preceded in death by his wife Deborah Baker, his father Jerry Baker, his mother Faye Williamson, his brother Warren Baker, and his sister Janet Crowley. He is survived by his son, Shaun Baker, his daughter, Misty Masini, his granddaughters Gabrielle, Makayla, and Alexis, his brother Matthew Baker and sister Gwynn Rosevear. A celebration of life for John is still being planned, details will be sent to family and friends when available.