Rod Baker

With heavy hearts we announce that on September 4, 2019 at Chatham Kent Health Alliance Rod Baker, age 73 was taken home to be with the Lord. Son of the late Fred and Margaret Baker. Husband of Deborah (nee Aikenhead). Father of Stephen Baker, Candace Towers ( Jason), Jacob Kobylka and Joel Kobylka ,Jennifer Tran). Grandad to Jackson, Brayden and Riley Towers, Julia and Jeremy Kobylka, Ellie and Max Tran. Predeceased by his sister Eileen Baker. Rod leaves behind nieces Tracey, Sam, Zoe and Kelly back in England. Also survived by his best friend Brad Doub. Rod loved his dogs Sabre, Yabut and Pilot. Rod immigrated to Canada from England in 1979. He worked for many years as a Millwright at Navistar and belonged to Maple City Baptist Church. In lieu of flowers please consider making a memorial contribution to the Ronald McDonald House. All are welcome to attend a Celebration of Life on Sunday September 22, 2019 from 1-4 pm at T-Bones on Charing Cross Rd. (Brief memorial service at 1:30 pm).

30 Comments on “Rod Baker”

    1. My condolences to Deb and the family. I here for you Deb, call me anytime day or night..sending big hugs.

  1. “Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the Lord thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.”

  2. So sorry to hear of your loss, our hearts are with you during this most difficult time, Grant & Sandy McGregor

  3. Debbie, and family, i am so sorry to hear about Rod. He will be greatly missed. He was a good friend when I needed one most. I am glad you have so many good memories. Bev Greenwood.

  4. R.I.P. My Friend I will miss you, to my Special friend keep the faith, I will always be there for you and the heart felt condolences to the families.

  5. Please accept my condolence. Sorry for your loss and may God comfort and help you and your family at this difficult time. He will be truly missed.


  6. Dear Deb and family No amount of words can express our condolences to you. Rod was one of a kind. Enjoyed time spent with both of you. Will miss our chats and friendship. Deb our prayers and thoughts are with you always. Love

  7. I am so thankful for knowing Rod. He always had something to say and could always make me smile. Many times that we shared about the Lord and knowing that one day we will all meet again on the other side of the river.

  8. Keeping you and your family in my prayers during this difficult time.Rod always had a hug for me no matter where we saw each other truly a great man .God only takes the best and now Rod is up there with him.

  9. Deb and Family, so sorry for your loss. Scott and I always enjoyed spending time with you and Rod sharing a few laughs and some happy memories we shared. Rod was always there to help anyone who needed it…he will be missed by many. You are in my thoughts and prayers and Rod, rest in peace.

  10. Debbie, We are so very sorry to learn of the passing of Rod. He was a kind and gentle soul with a smile that lit up a room, and hugs that warmed the heart. Please know that you are in our hearts, thoughts and prayers.
    MaryLin & David

  11. Debbie and family … so sorry for your loss … may the good Lord continue to wrap His arms of love and comfort around you and give you peace and love now and in the days to come.

  12. My condolence to you Deb and family. I will keep you in my prayers. Acquaintance PSW that takes very good care of my dad Gino.

  13. Prayers are with you and your family at this time. Words can not say enough. With all our love
    Mark and Sandra Rammeloo

  14. Deb, Dan & I were very sorry to hear of the passing of Rod. We were very thankful to know him. He always had a hug for us. We had many spiritual conversations with him. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  15. Dear Deb & Family
    We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Rod. Our condolences and prayers to you and family.
    Tom & Darlene

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