John Mark Baker, 62, of Marble Hill, formerly of Jackson, passed away Friday, December 18, 2015, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

He was born May 24, 1953, in Cape Girardeau, to John and Doris Peel Baker.

Mark was a 1972 graduate of Jackson High School.  He worked 40 years as a line electrician for the City of Jackson.  In his younger years, he attended First Baptist Church.

Loving survivors include four children, Brandon (Alisha) Baker of Marble Hill, Missouri, Kia (Sean) Bomar of Jackson, John “J.J.” Baker and Megan Baker both of Cape Girardeau; 12 grandchildren, Quentin, Aaron, Tristan, Angelina, Kaydence, Braedon, Madison, Alissa, Christa, Bertie, Travell, and Arieanna; three siblings, Mike (Joyce) Baker and Mitchell (Terry) Baker of Jackson, Marsha (the late Gordon) Bisher of St. Louis; and his stepfather, Max Amos.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and a brother, Charles “Mack” Baker.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

The family appreciates memorial contributions to help with final expenses.  Please make checks payable to McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center.

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  1. Jeff and Lisa Nagel

    Mark was a friend of ours from as far back as the late 70’s. He was a good person who you always knew had your back. My wife Lisa and her girlfriends remember him as that good looking guy on the back of the garbage truck. lol
    He was always a friend to us as life had its up and downs. Such a positive guy. He will always be remembered as a great friend,who always loved his family. RIP Mark we will miss your smile.

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