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Tony K. Baxter (5-19-20)

Tony K. Baxter, age 61, passed away on Tuesday, May 19, at the Jackson Madison County General Hospital.  Mr. Baxter is in the care of the Bells Funeral Home.
He was born in Savannah, Tennessee on June 10, 1958 to the late Otis Baxter and Myrtle Hunt Baxter. He worked as a towboater for many years and then pursued a career in truck driving for over 22 years.  He was preceded in death by his first wife, Annie Sue Baugus Whitman.
He is survived by his second wife, NorRean Baxter of Lexington, Tennessee; four sons, Thomas Baxter of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, David Baxter (Danielle) of Adamsville, Andrew Baxter of Lexington,  Kevin Baxter (Hannah) of Savannah; one daughter, Amy Keen (Jeremiah) of Lexington; three step children, Todd Shaffer of Minnesota, Lee Shaffer of Lexington, Amy Franks of Bolivar, Tennessee; one sister,  Sharon Grove of Counce; and he leaves behind a legacy of 11 grandchildren.
The Baxter family has chosen cremation per Mr. Tony’s wishes and a Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, May 30, at Church on the Rock in Savannah from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m.