Derek Baker

Obituary of Derek Baker

Baker, John “Derek”


It is with profound sadness the family of Derek Baker announces his passing on June 18th, 2021 in his 89th year at Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital. Beloved husband of the late Joyce Baker (2012). Loving father of Michael (Cathy) Baker, Sean (Lisa) Baker and Patricia (Don) Wilson. Proud Papa of Nicole (Corey), Logan, Joe (Veronica), Ian, Taylor, Josh (Stacey), Shayna (Jon), Jacob, and Lucas. Cherished great-papa of 10 great-grandchildren. Derek is survived by his brother Rodney Baker, in Northern Ireland. Predeceased by his parents Billy and Gretta Baker, his brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Betty Orrell. Derek will be lovingly remembered by Susan (Marty) Kicul, John (Cheryl) Orrell and their families.


A memorial service will be held at DENNING’S OF STRATHROY on Wednesday, June 23rd, 2021. Interment to follow at Strathroy Cemetery.


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As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to the Parkinson Society of Canada or the Strathroy Middlesex Hospital Foundation. Online condolences and donations may be left at

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