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John Robert Baxter

January 28, 1950 — June 12, 2022

John Robert Baxter, 72, of Huntersville, NC passed away on June 12, 2022. Jake was born in New Cumberland, WV on January 28, 1950 to the late Jacob Wilson Baxter and Eleanor Ann Turley Baxter.

Jake was a US Army Veteran having served in the Vietnam War. He was a lifelong passionate fan of the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Pittsburgh Steelers. He loved his wife, his sons, and their families with unfailing devotion. As a grandfather, he attended every baseball game, dance recital, cheer competition, or sporting event that he was able.

Along with his parents, Jake is preceded in death by his brother, Jerry Baxter and his aunt, Martha Little.
He is survived by his wife, Arla Joy; son, Todd (Anna); son, Ryan (Krisha); grandchildren, Taylor, Tyler, Austin, and Sydney; and Aunt, Wanda Spilecki.

A service will be held on Saturday, June 18, 2022 at 12:00 at Shadow Lawn Memory Gardens, Newell, WV. A luncheon in honor of Jake will be held following the service.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the National MS Society at PO Box #91891, Washington, D.C. 20090

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