Andrew E. Baxter

Born: Thu., Feb. 7, 1935
Died: Sat., Aug. 13, 2016


7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Wed., Aug. 17, 2016
Location: Guss Funeral Home, Inc.

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Thu., Aug. 18, 2016
Location: Guss Funeral Home, Inc.

Military Honors

Thu., Aug. 18, 2016
Location: Juniata Memorial Park


Thu., Aug. 18, 2016
Location: Juniata Memorial Park

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     Andrew E. "Pappy" Baxter, 81, of Mifflintown, passed away Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, at the Hospice of Central PA Hospice House.

     Born Feb. 7, 1935, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late David E. and Mary Grace (Barlett) Baxter.

     He is survived by his wife, Loretta (Kyle) Baxter, whom he married Nov. 27, 1959, three children, Karen L. Yetter and husband, Craig, of Dover, Pa., Scott A. Baxter of Mifflintown, and Amy C. Beward and husband, Brian A., of Middleburg; five grandchildren, Stephanie, Brennan, Caitlyn, Hunter and Kyle, one great-grandson, Corbin, and one sister, Emma D. Huff of Mifflintown.

     He was preceded in death by two brothers, David Baxter and Robert Baxter.

     Andy was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, serving during the Korean War.

     He was a construction worker and tractor trailer driver for various companies.

     He was a life member of the Juniata Co. Sportsmen's Assoc. and the Brooklyn Fire Co.

     He enjoyed woodworking, hunting, fishing, golfing, and especially attending his grandchildren's activities.

     His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, at Guss Funeral Home, Inc., 20 S. Third St., Mifflintown, with Pastor Mike Baumgardner, officiating. Interment will be in Juniata Memorial Park, Lewistown, where military honors will be accorded by the Juniata County Veterans Council.

     There will be a viewing from 7 to 9 pm Wednesday at the funeral home.

     In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to the Carolyn Croxton Slane Hospice Residence, 1701 Linglestown Rd, Harrisburg PA 17110.

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Charitable donations may be made in Andrew's memory to the following organization:

Carolyn Croxton Slane Hospice Residence
1701 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110

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Jodi kyle
   Posted Mon August 15, 2016
Lorretta and kids, sorry for your loss, know that Andy is out of pain. Prayers.

Cindy Peel
   Posted Wed August 17, 2016
Dear Loretta and family, please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers, I knew Scott and Amy for Pine Grove church. May God bless you all at this time and always. Cindy Peel

julie fry
   Posted Wed August 17, 2016
Sending my thoughts, prayers and hugs to all you!

Ken Kitting and Darrell Erb
   Posted Wed August 17, 2016
Our sincere condolenses to the Baxter family.He was a true friend and will be missed.