MARICOPA — Pierre D. Deck Sr., 75, of Maricopa died on May 30, 2021.
Mr. Deck was born on Oct. 25, 1945, in San Francisco. He came to Arizona in his 20s and worked for Maricopa schools before retiring in 2007.
He loved music and singing and being in the company of family and friends. He and his wife would watch westerns together. He also would watch music DVDs and classics. A joker and quick with his comebacks, he would make people smile and gave good advice.
Survivors include his wife, Mary J., with whom he spent 27 years; seven sons and daughters, Anthony, Dominic and Alfonso Deck, Grace Pablo, Victoria Almeida, Beatrice Valencia and Nicole Mana; a sister, Nichet Simpson; a brother, Cornel Deck; and 26 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two sons, Pierre Deck Jr. and Lorenzo Deck; his mother, Barbara Alvarado; a grandson, Angel Gomez; a brother, Daniel Deck Sr.; and a sister, Daniece Tolbert.
Angels in Waiting Cremation & Burial in charge of arrangements.