Ronald L. Baker, age 88 of Grand Rapids, passed away Monday, May 1, 2017. He was preceded in death by his wife June; parents Carl and Doris Baker. He is survived by his daughter Deborah Walton; sons David (Anita) Baker, Doran Baker; step-daughters Lani (Keith) Destree, Nancy Chichester; step-son Harry (Darlene) Chichester; 13 grandchildren; many great grandchildren; also great great grandchildren. Ron proudly served in the United States Army. The family will meet with friends and relatives Friday 6-8:00 p.m. at O’Brien-Eggebeen-Gerst Chapel, 3980 Cascade Rd. S.E., Grand Rapids. Funeral Service will be Saturday 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home chapel. Rev. Dan Currie of North Park Baptist officiating. Interment Fairplains Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Humane Society of Kent County, 3077 Wilson NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49534.