Steve R. Baxter

steve baxter

April 30, 1953 ~ June 23, 2024

Born in: Wheatland, Wyoming
Resided in: Linden, Texas

Steve Ray Baxter was born April 30, 1953 in Wheatland, Wyoming to Mack and Opal Baxter. Steve worked in the logging industry for over 40 years. He loved hunting and fishing. He enjoyed gardening and was always proud of his garden. Steve was a big practical joker and his house was always full of laughter.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Cynthia Ann Baxter and son, Mack Baxter; brothers, Doc Baxter, Byron Baxter, and Walter “Butch” Baxter; sisters, Sue Stitzel and Kay Chafin.

Steve is survived by his loving wife, Martha “Lisa” Baxter; children, Stevie Baxter and wife, Sherlene, Scott Baxter, Brandi Turnbow and husband, Darren, and Russell Baxter; grandchildren, Andrew, Smitty, Evan, and Addie Baxter; brother, Sam Baxter; and a host of extended family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate memorials in Steve’s honor be made to the Hughes Springs High School Scholarship Fund. This can be done by calling the administration office at 903-639-3802 and asking for Stephanie.

Services for Mr. Baxter will be 5:00 p.m. Saturday, June 29, 2024 at New Bear Creek Baptist Church with Bro. John Baxter officiating. Arrangements entrusted to Reeder-Davis Funeral Home in Linden.


Memorial Ceremony:

Bear Creek Baptist Church
3594 CR 1626
Avinger, Texas

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The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Steve R. Baxter 's name.

Hughes Springs High School Scholarship Fund


Memories Timeline


  1. Candle 2I am so sorry for your loss. I always enjoyed visiting with him whenever I stopped by. Take care. ksutton

  2. Candle 5So sorry your loss. Steve was a classmate of mine at Van-Cove. He was always a comedian and fun to be around. Pat
    Class of 1973

  3. Candle 3So sorry for your loss! He was just a great down to earth guy. I loved talking to him! Prayers for the family!

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