James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel
William R. Baxley, Sr., 84, of Marianna died Thursday, April 25, 2013 at his home.
A native of Milton, Florida, Mr. Baxley has resided in Jackson County for the past 58 years. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and the former owner/operator of Locke Timber Company. Mr. Baxley was a former member of the Optimist Club, and was known as a quail hunting guide.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Violet Baxley, his parents, Purvis Baxley, Sr. and Abbey Bray Baxley.
Survivors include five sons, William Baxley, Jr., Thomas Baxley and wife, Kathy, Joe Baxley and wife, Debbie all of Marianna, Alan Baxley and wife, Ginga of Greenwood, Glenn Baxley and, wife Tyler of Fairgrove, MO.; one sister, Wynell Fraley of Ohio; 11 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m., Monday, April 29, 2013 at James & Sikes Maddox Chapel with Rev. Jerry Moore officiating. Interment will follow at Pinecrest Memorial Gardens with James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel directing.
The family will receive friends 1 p.m. Monday, April 29, 2013 until funeral time at Maddox Chapel.