Floyd Harold “Pete” Baxter Death – Obituary, Funeral, Cause Of Death
Floyd Harold “Pete” Baxter, of Rolla, passed away Friday, September 17, 2021 at the age of 96. He was born in Holdenville, Oklahoma on October 5, 1924 to the late Alva and Tennessee (Wright) Baxter.
On September 5, 1959 he married Violet Clift Baxter, who survives.
Pete was a veteran of the U.S. Army beginning in 1943 serving in World War II and being honorably discharged in 1947.
Most of his working years were spent in California working as a heavy equipment operator on highways and large construction projects.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings who include three sisters Hazel, Lois and Dorothy and four brothers, Donnie, Doyle, Allen and Tommy.
He will be deeply missed by his surviving family which includes his loving wife of sixty-two years, Violet Baxter, of Rolla; brother-in-law, Fred Clift and wife Veda, of Edgar Springs, MO; sister-in-law, Bonnie Mansfield and husband Harold, of Fenton, MO; several nieces, nephews, other extended family members and dear friends.
A graveside service with full military honors for Pete Baxter will be held at noon on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at the Smith Cemetery in Edgar Springs.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Smith Cemetery.
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