Baker, Richard Dee. (Farmersville, Texas, May 12, 1927--September 5, 2011). Educated at Baylor University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Minister of music, Birchman Avenue Baptist Church, Fort Worth, Texas (1950-1956), then a music evangelist for eighteen years. In 1975, he was vice-president of Crescendo Publications, Dallas, Texas, and music coordinator of the World Evangelism Foundation. He was a recording artist and composed more than 100 songs.
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