William J. "Joe" Baxter
Residence: Lafayette (formerly of Monticello), Indiana
Died: Friday, July 26, 2019
Location: 5:00 p.m., at the Franciscan Health, St. Elizabeth East Hospital of Lafayette, Indiana, with his family by his side.
Age: 45
Date of Birth: Wednesday, January 30, 1974
Birth place: At the former Home Hospital of Lafayette, Indiana
Father: William Eugene Baxter  
Mother: Barbara Jean Hickman  
Marital Status: Married
Resided in: Joe and his wife, Rebecca, have lived in the Lafayette, Indiana, area for the last three years, moving from Monticello, Indiana.
Funeral Date: Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Funeral Location: 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 30, 2019, Celebration of Life Service will be here at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Clergy: Rev. Heath Hiatt of Church of The Heartland of Winamac, Indiana.
Burial will take place: Private for the Family.
Visitation will be: 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at the Miller - Roscka Funeral Home of Monticello, Indiana.
Biographical Information: Joe had been in failing health for the last several years. He was raised in the Monticello, Indiana, area and was a 1993 graduate of Twin Lakes High School of Monticello, Indiana. Joe had worked at Indiana Packers in Delphi, Indiana, for over twenty years. He was a member of the Libanus Masonic Lodge #154 F. & A.M. of Monticello, Indiana, and the Murat Shrine of Indianapolis, Indiana. He enjoyed sketching and painting. Most especially, Joe loved cooking. The family request casual dress.
Special Services:
Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to the Family. Envelopes will be available here at the funeral home.
Marriage Information: On July 2, 1994, in Winamac, Indiana, he married Rebecca L. White; she survives.
Survivors include:
Rebecca L. Baxter of Lafayette (formerly of Monticello), Indiana;

Three Children,
Arykka (husband Brison) York of Monticello, Indiana,
William Tristain Baxter of Medaryville, Indiana, and
Ashlyn Baxter of Lafayette, Indiana;

Barbara J. Hickman of Monticello, Indiana;

One (1) Sister,
Raina Baxter of Monticello, Indiana;

One (1) Niece,
Tala Baxter;

Two (2) Nephews,
Christopher Rinehart, Jr., and
William "Blade" Depoy;

One (1) Great Niece,
Ivy Rose Baxter;

Paternal Grandfather,
William Harold Baxter of Monon, Indiana;

Several Aunts and Uncles.

Preceded in Death:
William Eugene Baxter;

Paternal Grandmother,
June Baxter;

Maternal Grandfather,
Delbert Dean Hickman;

Maternal Grandmother,
Carolyn Sue Hickman.

Arrangements by:
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 ( 574) 583-8488.