Raymond F. Baker, 84, of Macomb, Oklahoma passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2022 in Shawnee.
He was born August 24, 1937 to R.M. and Lula Mae (Thoma) Baker in Tribbey, Oklahoma.
Raymond grew up in South Pottawatomie County and lived in Oklahoma City for many years before settling in Macomb where he has resided the past 33 years.
He attended Maud Public Schools in his younger years and graduated from Capitol Hill High School in Oklahoma City.
Raymond proudly served his country in the Army National Guard.
He married Roylyn Jean Hamilton on May 10, 1960 in Prague, Oklahoma.
Raymond had many jobs before becoming a firefighter for the Oklahoma City Fire Department where he spent 20 years retiring in 1986. He was a farmer most of life and enjoyed raising livestock.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, visiting with other people; and especially enjoyed spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his son, Roy Baker; granddaughter, Haliegh Harbin; his parents; and 1 brother; and 5 sisters.
Those left to cherish his memories are his loving wife of 62 years, Roylyn Baker of the home; sons, Richard Baker and Randall and Teresa Baker; daughter, Regina Harbin; grandchildren, Krisha and Ryan Padgett, Matthew Baker, Austin Smith, Cole and Ashley Harbin and Billy Harbin; 3 great-grandchildren, Annabelle, Ryker and Samuel; 2 sisters, Viola Howell and Classie Anthony; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other extended family and friends.
Visitation will be 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Sunday, May 15, 2022 and continue through service time. Service will be 10:00 a.m., Monday, May 16, 2022 at Cooper Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Jason Lee, Romulus Baptist Church and Chaplain Darrell Witten, Heartland Hospice of Shawnee officiating. Burial will follow at Tecumseh Cemetery under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.