David Baker January 7, 2024

Baker, David Allan – of Wiarton, at University Hospital, London Health Sciences on Sunday January 7, 2024 at the age of 52 years. Dear brother of Diane (Brian Cooke), of Toronto, Kenny Baker, of Hanover, Paul Baker (Holly), of New Hamburg, and Shelley Buchanan (Neil Stewart), of Wiarton. Forever missed by nieces and nephews, Kirsten (Brandon), Denelle, and Dylan; great-nieces and nephews, Zack and Zoey; and by his best buddy, Bowen. David will be sadly missed by his many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. The family wish to express many thanks to the doctors and nursing staff of the Wiarton Hospital and University Hospital, London, for the compassion and care given to David. Predeceased by his parents, Kenneth and Mary; and nephew, Dewayne. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Private family arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041. Donations to the Owen Sound Animal Shelter would be appreciated. Condolences may be expressed online at www.whitcroftfuneralhome.com

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Private family arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041.


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    Shelley says

    I will miss you forever my sweet brother. RIP now
    It’s not goodbye it’s till we meet again

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    Ruth says

    To the family and friends of Dave, may you smile when you think of him, and may those moments comfort you in this time of grief and loss.

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    Gary and Marg Tambling says

    Shelley and the Baker Family. We are so sorry to hear about Dave. He was such a nice person. I spoke with him every time I was downtown, which was a lot. I will really miss him a lot as will the family. Please accept our sympathy at this sad time. He was wonderful.

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    Dave and Tracey Stewart says

    Thinking of your family at this time – so sorry for your loss – hugs

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    Cindy Stevenson-Fair says

    Sorry for your loss. Please keep me in mind when you plan Dave’s celebration of life. I would like to be part of this celebration and represent Ken and mom.

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    Kim lavigne says

    I still cannot believe you’re gone .
    I am glad you’re at peace and no longer in pain.
    Ashton and I miss you dearly

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    janice says

    thinking of you shelley and family i was so blessed to have david part of my life love you all xo

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    AMY LIVSEY says

    have you ever had a friend that would do anything for you? be there for you no matter what? be ready with a corny joke at any given moment? That was Dave. I still can not believe you are gone my friend. You are one in a million fly with the angels. Until I see you again

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    Susan & Barry Steffler says

    Shelley & Neil: So sorry to hear of your brother’s passing.
    Thinking of you at this time.

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    Heather Hettrick says

    So sorry for your loss. David was a great guy, he will be missed by anyone who had the pleasure to know him. ❤️

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    Shari says

    Dave will be missed dearly the bench outside post office will forever be his, no one ever sitting there will ever be Dave the laughter you gave while gathering all my bills and Dave saying oh Shari the tourist are here again!

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    Kimberley Nodwell says

    David cannot believe he has left this world never will I meet a nicer genuine gentleman always smiling always caring always the best nicest person I will forever see you sitting by the post office as I walk to the mall
    Love and miss you my friend
    We lost a wonderful friend

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