Of Guelph, while surrounded by his loving family, went home to be with the Lord at Hospice Wellington on Sunday, June 26, 2016, in his 91st year. Beloved husband of June (nee Loughran). Loved father of Rick (Lyn) and Wendy Willis (Rick). Loving grandfather of Lindsay (Jared), Graydon (Sarah), Chelsey (Matt), Paige (Adam), Jordan (Jordan) and Bronwyn. Great grandfather of eight. Predeceased by brothers Oliver and Joe.
Friends will be received at the WALL-CUSTANCE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 206 Norfolk St., Guelph, Tuesday (2-4 and 7-9 p.m.). Funeral service will be held at Crestwicke Baptist Church, 400 Speedvale Ave. E., Guelph on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Reception to follow in the church hall. Memorial contributions to the East Africa River Mission (East ARM - Graydon Baker), Crestwicke Baptist Church or Hospice Wellington would be appreciated.
A tree will be planted in memory of J. Kenneth Baker in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph Arboretum. Dedication service, Sunday, September 18, 2016 at 2:30 pm.