Billy D. Baxter, age 70, of Winfield, died unexpectedly Friday, October 13, 2023, at Henry County Health Center.
Billy was born August 4, 1953, in Garden City, Kansas, the son of William Kemp and Izetta Pearl (Caudill) Baxter. Billy worked for McWhirter Chevrolet Buick and most recently Mount Pleasant Glass for more than 25 years. He enjoyed watching the Chicago Cubs, Green Bay Packers, and Iowa Hawkeye Football. Billy could often be found near water, spending time doing what he loved, fishing.
Billy is survived by his significant other Jo Ellen Wood of Winfield; two children, William Baxter of Mount Pleasant, Gayle Baxter of Washington; two brothers Jim Baxter of Medicine Lodge, Kansas, Carl (Kay) Baxter of Keosauqua; three sisters Mona (David) Gates of New London, Anna (Carl) Lloyd of New London, June (Curt) Moeller of Brownsville, Texas; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, George, Leeroy, David; one sister Margarette; and a grandson.
According to his wishes his body will be cremated and a celebration of life will be held at a later date. A memorial fund has been established to assist the family with funeral expenses. The Olson-Powell Chapel & Crematory is caring for Billy and his family. www.powellfuneralhomes.com