Stewart P. Baker

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 7 March 2020 at 9:20 pm

Stewart BakerStewart P. Baker, 71, went to be with the Lord on March 6, 2020 at the Medical City Arlington Hospital in Arlington, Texas.

Stewart was born on Feb. 4, 1949 in Medina, a son of the late Graydon S. and Joan E. (Foss) Baker. On July 4, 1985, he married Linda A. Newton of Chittenango, N.Y. The couple made their home in Medina until moving to Arlington, Texas in 2018. He was employed by the United States Postal Service in Medina for 35 years, retiring in 2006. Stewart was a member of the Yates Baptist Church in Lyndonville, where he served as the financial secretary for many years.

He is survived by his wife, Linda, of Arlington; son, Paul C. (Meagan) Baker of Arlington; grandson, Graydon J. Baker; brother, Stephen C. Baker of Arlington; brothers-in-law, James (Bonnie) Newton and Daniel (late Theresa) Newton; his aunt, Esther Baker; and uncles, Charles Foss and Robert Foss.

There will be no prior visitation hours. A memorial service will be held at the Mayfield Road Baptist Church in Arlington in the coming weeks. At a later date, a memorial service will be held at the Yates Baptist Church in Lyndonville. Private burial will be in Lynhaven Cemetery, Lyndonville.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Yates Baptist Church, 11365 E. Yates Center Road, Lyndonville NY 14098.

Arrangements are in the care of Cooper Funeral Home, Medina. Share condolences and memories at