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Baxter Erwin DOLLAR Jr.

1928 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Baxter Erwin DOLLAR Jr. Obituary
DOLLAR, Jr., Baxter Erwin Baxter Erwin Dollar Jr. "Mr. Fantastic", age 89 of Snellville, GA, went into the hands of God on Friday, September 15, 2017. He is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Jean Dollar; son and daughter-in-law Terry and Cathy Dollar, Rome, GA and their sons Michael (Xela) Dollar and Patrick (Kate) Dollar; daughter and son-in-law Sharon and Don Lunday, Buford, GA and her son James (Heather) Traylor and daughter Elizabeth (Shannon) Roddy and his son Jason (Britain) Lunday, and daughter Jordan (Jan) Zalud, Atlanta, GA; son Jeff Dollar, Tucker, GA and his son Matthew (Erin) Dollar and daughter Michelle (Brian) Hucks; sister Jerry Brown, Atlanta, GA; 14 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Baxter was born in Atlanta on August 31, 1928 to Baxter and Ruth Dollar, He grew up near Jackson Hill in East Atlanta and attended Young Harris College. Prior to retirement, he spent his entire career in power tool sales with Porter-Cable, Rockwell International, and Delta Tools. A lifelong believer, he was a member of Smoke Rise Baptist Church where he was a deacon, president of Koinonia Sunday School class, and senior choir member. When anyone asked Baxter how he was doing, he always replied, "I'm Fantastic." He always chose to be upbeat, even through his years of failing health. A memorial service to honor and celebrate the life of Baxter Erwin Dollar Jr. will be held on Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Smoke Rise Baptist Church at 2:00 PM. The family will receive friends in the sanctuary from 12:30 PM until 2:00 PM immediately before the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Smoke Rise Baptist Church. 5901 Hugh Howell Rd, Stone Mountain, GA 30087, or to . Condolences may be sent or viewed at Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, A Family Company, 3705 Highway 78 West, Snellville, GA 30039 (770-979-3200) has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Sept. 18, 2017
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