Jeffery C. Baxter, age 81, of Adrian, Michigan, passed away on Sunday evening, September 29, 2019 at Toledo Hospital. Jeff had been a carpenter for most of his life, and was a veteran serving in the US Army. In addition, he and his wife Dianne owned and operated the store, Down River Pines, in Grayling, Michigan for many years.
Jeff was born in Addison, Michigan on February 20, 1938, the son of Byron and Ruth (Woollett) Baxter. On October 9, 1965, he married Dianne Raker. Jeff enjoyed tinkering and working on projects around the house, and was always undertaking various hobbies. He loved nature, fishing, cats, WWII novels, and just being “Grampy”.
Surviving, is one son, Jerid Baxter of Lambertville, Michigan; three grandchildren, Quincy, Rory, and Brady all of Lambertville; and brother David Baxter of Boyne City, MI. He was preceded in death by his wife Dianne Baxter, and brother Scott Baxter.
In keeping with Jeff’s wishes, cremation has taken place and there will be no services. Grisier-Weigel Funeral Home in Delta has been entrusted with arrangements.
Those planning a memorial contribution in Jeff’s memory are asked to consider the American Cancer Society or the Dana Cancer Center.
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