John R. Baxley, 91 of Sarasota, Fl, formerly of Christopher, IL passed away peacefully at his home on December 15, 2013.
He was born December 24, 1922. After WWII he taught at Millikin University in Decatur, IL until enrolling in Dental School at Washington University in St. Louis, MO. He practiced Dentistry in Illinois till 1968 when he relocated to Sarasota, FL to pursue a career in building.
A loving husband and father, he is survived by his loving wife of 73 years Norma Rae Baxley and two children John Baxley, Jr. of Sarasota and Julie Baxley Colbert of Pensacola, FL.
Published in Herald Tribune from Dec. 24 to Dec. 25, 2013