William Gerald BaxleyBenton, AR, 1927 - 2018 0comment
William Gerald Baxley, age 91, of Benton passed away Wednesday, September 12, 2018. He was born August 14, 1927 in Bauxite, Arkansas.
Gerald was a member of First United Methodist Church in Benton where he served as an Usher for over 50 years, member of the Benton Lion's Club for 60 years, and a US Veteran serving in the Merchant Marines. Gerald was Co-owner of Baxley-DeLamar since 1957.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William Dodson Baxley and Emma Caple Baxley, his wife, Catherine Little Baxley, brothers, James Baxley and Fulton Baxley. Survivors, son, Jim D. Baxley, Benton; daughter, Jerri DeLamar, Benton; two grandchildren, Debra DeLamar and David (Shawna) DeLamar, Sunnyvale, Texas; great-grandchildren, Katie Sipes, Hailey DeLamar and Paige DeLamar, three great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Ashby Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday at the First United Methodist Church in Benton with burial at Forest Hills Cemetery. Ministers will be Rev. Ben Crismon and Rev. Rick Porter.
Memorials may be made to the Debt Fund at First United Methodist Church, 200 North Market, Benton, Ark. 72015. Online guest book at www.ashbyfuneralhome.com.
Published September 14, 2018
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Ashby Funeral Home
108 West Narroway, Benton, AR