Recent Obituaries

Larry Kerr “Bum” O’Baker


3:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Friday, February 22, 2019

Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home

Funeral Service

1:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 23, 2019

Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home

Barrelville, MD –

Larry Kerr “Bum” O’Baker, 68, entered into the hands of God on Wednesday February 20, 2019 and was reunited with his parents. 

Born September 14, 1950 with Cerebral Palsy. He was cared for at home for 68 years.  He was a son of the late Charles E. and Dorothy “Dotty” R. (Cessna) O’Baker.

Survived by siblings, Gary O’Baker and wife Judi, with whom he resided in Barrelville, Sherry Hotchkiss and husband David, Mount Savage, Barry O’Baker and wife Carol, Cumberland, Charles “Stoney”  O’Baker and wife Pam, Barrelville; He was Uncle to Olivia, Malynn, and Grace O’Baker; and Uncle to his special caretakers, Kari Cook and husband Allen;  Alexa and Evan Cook, Larry O’Baker and wife Jessica and special new buddy, Paisley Rose Brailer.

Bum was also survived by two special caretakers, Terry (O’Baker) Shockey and John “Deedle” Cessna

He loved to watch old westerns, Andy Griffith Show, and Walker Texas Ranger on TV. He loved his toy guns and always had them by his side until he passed. He had a smile and laugh that brought such warmth and joy to everyone around him. Bum will be deeply missed by his family and those that helped take care of him.

Friends will be received at the Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home, Inc., 169 Clarence Street, Hyndman on Friday February 22, 2019 from 3 to 7 p.m.

A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home on Saturday February 23, 2019 at 1 p.m. with Pastor James Glass and Pastor Jim Jeffries. Family will receive friends one hour prior.

Burial at Restlawn Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made donations may be made to your local fire department in memory of Larry.

Special thank you to Dr. Ponnai and staff, WMHS Cardiology department, 7 North nursing staff.  Also thanks to Connie Davis of the Cerebral Palsy Office, Optimal Care Organization, Nurse Dee Adams, Barrelville Presbyterian Church, and Barrelville Outdoor Club.