Troy S. Baker, 44
Troy S. Baker, 44, of Otsego passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, at his home in Otsego. He was born July 16, 1970, in Plainwell the son of Phillip and Paula (Tice) Baker.
Troy's family meant everything to him. He was a caring and loving son, father and grandfather. He loved family get-togethers. He was an accomplished cook, adding much to family meals and holiday dinners.
He was an avid sports enthusiast and an Otsego High School graduate where he enjoyed playing football and baseball. For many years he worked with his father in the insurance business.
Surviving are his children, Destiny, Trent and Marissa Baker; their mother Janet Baker; grandchildren, Elijah and Gabriel Ware; parents, Phil and Paula Baker; sister Lisa Caldwell; grandmother Jane Tice; two close nephews, Jonathan and Noah Caldwell; aunts, Sharon (Dean) Myers and Denise Mitchell; and cousin Kelli (Matt) Drobny.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Leland and Irene Baker, Gerald Tice and Lester "Sam" Goudy.
Friends may visit with Troy's family Sunday, Dec. 14, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, where a funeral service will be Monday, Dec. 15, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Darin Youngs officiating. Burial will follow at Mountain Home Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in memory of Troy may be made to the Allegan County Community Foundation or to the Otsego High School Athletic Boosters.
To leave a memory or message of condolence to the family, visit www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.