MOUNT HOLLY - Henry Talmadge Baxley Jr., 60, of 233 West Catawba Ave., died Jan. 2, 2013.
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He was born in Gaston County, son of the late Ruby Richards Baxley and Henry Talmadge Baxley Sr.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Ricky and Michael Baxley.
He was employed with Yellow Freight Co. and was a member of Forest Pointe Church in Belmont. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather and will be missed by his family and friends.
Survivors include his wife Verinda Pyatte Baxley, a daughter Amanda Pesta and husband Michael of Belmont, a son Preston Baxley and wife Dawn of Mt Holly, a grandson Cole Baxley.
A memorial service to celebrate the life of Mr. Baxley will be held 2 p.m. Saturday in the Woodlawn Chapel of Woodlawn Funeral Home in Mount Holly.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Published in Gaston Gazette on Jan. 4, 2013