NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. - Funeral Services for Mr. Jerry A. Baxter, Jr., 90, of Murrah Road, North Augusta, SC, who entered into rest August 31, 2015, will be conducted Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock from the Posey Funeral Chapel. Rev. Jerry T. Matthews officiating. Interment in Pineview Memorial Park with Veterans Honors. Mr. Baxter was a native of Knoxville, Tennessee having made North Augusta his home for the past 64 years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of North Augusta, a former Deacon and a member of the Faithful Sunday School Class. A US Air Force Veteran of World War II, Mr. Baxter was an Electrical Engineer and President and co-owner of Electrical Design Consultants. He was the father of the late Larry D. Baxter and father-in-law of the late Richard Andrew Drummond. Survivors include his wife of 71 years, Helen M. Baxter; a daughter, Debi Drummond, North Augusta; two granddaughters, Keli (Brad) Hopkins, Knoxville, TN and Kim (Gerry) Saggus, North Augusta; 7 great-grandchildren, Kayla Saggus, Palmer Saggus, Cole Saggus, Sutton Saggus, Abbey Hopkins, Walker Hopkins and Harper Hopkins; a sister, Nancy Callahan, OH. Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the Faithful Sunday School Class. Active Pallbearers will be Jerry Saggus, II, Brad Hopkins, Palmer Saggus, Cole Saggus and Walker Hopkins. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. The family will be at the residence of Debi Drummond, 874 Murrah Road, North Augusta, SC. Memorials may be made to Connie Maxwell Children's Home, 810 Maxwell Ave., Greenwood, SC 29646. Posey Funeral Directors of North Augusta in charge of arrangements (803-278-1181). Visit the registry online at www.poseycares.com
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Posey Funeral Directors - North Augusta
1307 Georgia Avenue
North Augusta, SC 29841
Published in The Augusta Chronicle on Sept. 2, 2015