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Johnny Norris Baker

September 11, 1963 — February 23, 2022


Johnny Norris Baker, 58, of Bellevue, passed away on February 23, 2022 at home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on September 11, 1963 to Orval and Mary Lou (Walling) Britton in Battle Creek.

Johnny had worked as a master mechanic for Eric Henkel in Battle Creek and then for Muffler Man in the Battle Creek area. Johnny enjoyed fishing and hunting, Harley Davidson memorabilia and watching TV. He loved making people laugh and always feel welcomed in his home. Johnny's lasting legacy was that he would give the shirt off his back to, anyone and he always made sure that others had what they needed before himself. He absolutely loved his family above all else, especially the grandchildren.

Johnny is survived by his loving children; Rachel (Jody) Fincham of Ray, Jenni Baker-Hisel of Danville, Kentucky, Kami (RJ) Boyd of Bellevue and Neal Johnson of Battle Creek, his nephew and best friend; Kenny (Kesha) Decker of Ceresco, his grandchildren;, Blossom, Scottie Kelsey, Emily, Gavin, Makenzie, Jidyn, Aubrey and Levi; his great grandchildren; Mary, Braxton, Scottie, Kason, Brenleigh, River; his siblings; Bonny (Tom) Wagner of Bellevue, Betty Henry of Battle Creek, Kenny Decker of Florida, Kathy (Kurt) Schiesser of Battle Creek, Norma (Randy) Law of Oklahoma, Pam (Ben) Santora of Battle Creek, Charlene (Arch) Boyd of Bellevue and Marlene (Jamie) Welch of Battle Creek He was also survived by many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary Lou Britten.

A Celebration of Life for Johnny will take place on Monday, March 14, 2022, from 4:00 until 7:00 pm  at the North End in Bellevue.

Memorials are suggested to the family.

Johnny wanted everyone to remember him by this biography,

His loving personality has endeared him to everyone he meets.

He has a way of making everyone feel special, so a day spent with him is

always memorable.

He has so much love to give the world.

Arrangements were entrusted to Kempf Family Funeral and Cremation Services 205 N. Elizabeth St. Bellevue, Michigan 49021. Please visit to view the online obituary, to sign the online guest book or to leave the family condolences.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Johnny Norris Baker, please visit our flower store.


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