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George Edward Baxter

September 22, 1954 ~ December 24, 2017 (age 63)

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George Edward Baxter

“AKA” Screwball, Cotton, Bokey”

George Edward Baxter was born September 22, 1954 to Robert Cotton and Emma Baxter in Port St. Joe, Florida. He was raised along with his siblings: Doris, Jackie, Lee (Geri) and the late Calvin Baxter.

George received his education from George Washington High School and Port St. Joe Sr. High School, Class of 1974.

George was an employee of the St. Joe Paper Company for seven years.

He was married to Barbara Anthony Baxter and his family was extended to include in-laws; the late Daisy Pittman; sister-in-law, Dorothia Mills (Willie Jr.)

George was the father of three sons: Jermaine Baxter of Atlanta, Georgia, Desmond Baxter of Land O’Lakes, Florida and Davin Baxter of Port St. Joe, Florida; granddaughter, Kyleigh Baxter of Palm Harbor, Florida.

George held all of his family and many friends dear to his heart. A very special sister, Joyce Baxter of Port St. Joe, Florida; sister, Doris McCleary of Miami, Florida; one brother: Lee Baxter (Geri) of Chicago, Illinois; a very special nephew, Travis Woullard of Port St. Joe, Florida; other nieces and nephews: Dexter, Keasha, Nikki, LaToya, Nick, Kenen, LaTasha, Angela, Calandra, LaShonda, Parece, Eric, Lee and a host of cousins and a special friend, Archie Daniels, The Last Man Standing.

George was the life of the party. He will be remembered in a special way by many. He loved arguing with Joyce. She was very dear to his heart. He had a passion for music and enjoyed riding with his nephew, Travis, going different places to eat.

George Edward Baxter entered into eternal rest on the morning of December 24, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, a brother and sister.


 Service Information

Celebration of Life
January 6, 2018

11:00 AM
Thompson Temple First Born Church of the Living God
222 Avenue E
Port St. Joe, FL 32456

January 6, 2018

12:00 PM
Forest Hill Cemetery
673 Twine Drive
Port St Joe, FL 32456

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