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Adam Malcom Baxter

Granville, Putnam County, Illinois, USA
Death 25 Mar 2007 (aged 90)
Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA
Burial Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 33207316 · View Source
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CANTON, IL - Adam Malcolm Baxter, 90, Canton, passed away Sunday, March 25, 2007 at 2:00 pm at Sunset Manor, Canton.

Born December 19, 1916, in Granville, IL. to James G. and Josephine (Koenen) Baxter, he first married Lillian B. Wolfe on Jan. 30, 1943 in Orlando, FL. She died August 30, 1980. He later married Gladys Edwards on Nov. 6, 1983 in Canton. She died August 27, 2006.

Surviving are one son, Warren (Carol) Baxter of Fairview; four step-sons, Larry (Carolyn) Edwards of Canton, Donald (Sundra) Edwards of Vero Beach, FL, William Edwards of Canton and Gerald (Betty) Wingerter of Astoria; two step-daughters, Carolyn (Robert) Runyan of Canton and Melba (Joseph) Picton of Jacksonville, Fl.; one grandson, Stephen Baxter of Fairview, several step-grandchildren, several step-great-grandchildren, one sister-in-law, Agnes "Peggy" Baxter of Canton and one brother-in-law, Roland (Lois) Dearing of Oakford.

Also preceding him in death were his parents, four brothers and three sisters.

He worked for International Harvester, Canton for 37 years as a cost accountant retiring in 1973. He was a member of the Temple Baptist Church in Canton. He was an Army veteran serving during WWII from 1942 to 1945.

Burial will be in White Chapel Memory Gardens, Canton.

Murphy-Sedgwick Memorial Home, Canton, Illinois

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  • Created by: Jeanette
  • Added: 24 Jan 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 33207316
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Adam Malcom Baxter (19 Dec 1916–25 Mar 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 33207316, citing White Chapel Memory Gardens, Canton, Fulton County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Jeanette (contributor 46892486) .