Dean Baker, 101, of Litchfield Park died Feb. 8, 2015, in Goodyear.
Mr. Baker was born Jan. 10, 1914, in Porterville, Calif.
He moved to Oklahoma as a child.
He married Ruby Pugh Aug. 27, 1940, in Holdenville, Okla., and moved to Perryville.
He worked in agriculture for most of his career and spent 30 years as a farm foreman for Allen Belluzzi Sr. and Allen Belluzzi Jr.
He was a member of First Southern Baptist Church in Avondale for 65 years.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby.
He is survived by one son, Larry; one daughter, Dolores; eight grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.