Mr. Robert "Dean" Baxton

  • Born: June 30, 1931
  • Died: August 24, 2017
  • Location: Boonville, Indiana

Bradley's Colonial Chapel

1005 E. Main Street
Boonville, IN 47601
Tel. (812) 897-1459

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Robert "Dean" Baxton was born in Boonville, Indiana on June, 30, 1931 and was called home on August 24, 2017. He was one of eight children, born to Shirley Baxton and Fannie Belle Blue. He was married to Ada Baxton for forty-two years and worked as a Coal Miner for several years before retiring in 1994. He loved to work around the house, cook, fish, be surrounded by family and listen to the blues.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Ada Baxton; daughter, Sherry Woodard; sister, Catherine Baxton; brothers, Charles Baxton, Shirley James Baxton, Harrison "Toots" Baxton, George Baxton and Jerry Baxton.
He leaves behind one daughter, Rosamund "Sissy" Baxton, of Evansville, IN; one son, Robert Deferen "Daffy" Baxton, of Evansville, IN and a special sister, Marsha Anderson, of Evansville, IN. He also leaves behind six grandchildren, LaRon Hicks, Tavachia Baxton, Tennille Baxton-Vaughn, Kevin Woodard, Keith Woodard and Arabya Baxton; nine great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins whom he loved.
Funeral Service 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 2, 2017 at Bradley's Colonial Chapel, 1005 E. Main St. Boonville, IN. Visitation 4-8 p.m. Friday and 1 hr. before service time at the Funeral Home. Interment Plainview Cemetery Boonville. Condolences to the family may be sent to