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William Baxter

February 11, 1928 - July 11, 2016
Holland, MI



Thursday, July 14, 2016
11:00 AM EDT
Third Reformed Church
111 West 13th Street
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 392-1459
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Hospice of Holland
270 Hoover Blvd
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 396-2972
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Third Reformed Church
111 W 13th St
Holland, MI 49423
1 (616) 392-1459
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Life Story / Obituary


William Bostick Baxter, 88, of Holland passed away on July 11, 2016. He was born in Dothan, AL. in 1928 and attended Davidson College in North Carolina.

He worked for J. M. Huber Corporation as an accountant after serving in the military. After moving to Holland in 2008 he became a member of Third Reformed Church. He was a committed Christian and dedicated to memorizing scripture.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William P. Baxter and Francis G. Howell and his wife of 63 years, Elizabeth Fortson Baxter.

He is survived by his two daughters, Katherine (George) Hunsberger of Holland and Anne (Jim) Mead of Orange City, IA; five grandchildren Lauren (Dan) Eisnor of Grand Haven, Peter (Emily) Hunsberger of Grand Rapids, Anna (Mark) Bogertman of Holland, Andrew (Jana) Mead of Grand Rapids, Molly (Paul) Towne of Zeeland; and eight great grandchildren Kate Eisnor, Luke Eisnor, Levi Eisnor, Gracie Bogertman, Amelia Bogertman, Joel Bogertman, Asher Mead, and Simon Hunsberger. He is also survived by his step-brother, Crawford (Gladys) Howell of Dothan, AL.