Keith Baker (1927 – 2012)

Keith Baker (1927 – 2012)


Keith Michael Baker, 85, of Las Vegas, passed away March 10, 2012 in Henderson, Nevada.

Visitation will be held at Turner and Sons Funeral Home in Las Vegas on March 12, 2012 at 3:00 – 5:00 pm.

Funeral service will be held at Turner and Sons Funeral Home on March 13, 2012 at 11:00 am with Reverend Roger Lee of St. Anthony’s Church officiating. Burial will follow at Desert Valley Cemetery. Turner and Sons Funeral Home are handling the funeral arrangements.

Keith was born in Las Vegas to Henry and Shirley Baker on March 15, 1927. He went to high school at Las Vegas City High School and graduated in 1944. He went on to earn a degree in Arts from Nevada State University. He worked as an Operations Manager for a casino for 30+ years. He was involved in the Rotary Club of Las Vegas. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, NASCAR, football and the outdoors.

Keith is preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Shirley; two brothers Doug and Carl Baker; and a sister Amy Nelson.

Keith is survived by his sister Carolyn (Robert) Adams of Henderson; son Partick (Rebecca) Baker; daughter Anna (Kevin) Sampson; two grandchildren Marie Baker and Brenda Sampson; and newborn great-granddaughter Jessica Baker.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, PO Box 555, Washington, DC 00000. Condolences may be left in Keith’s online guestbook at

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the Henderson Hospice and Palliative Care Center for their support in his final days.