Ricky David Baxter, 57, of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas passed away Tuesday, January 10th, 2017 at his home. He was born in Kennett, Missouri on November 15, 1959, son of the late Brenda Joyce (Mungle) and Wilburn Franklin Baxter. Ricky spent his life as a loving son, brother, father, grandfather and friend. He served our country in the United States Army and worked as a welder in steel construction. Ricky attended New Beginnings in Jesus Fellowship Church in Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas. He was very charismatic and never met a stranger.
Ricky is survived by his daughters, Kari Brandt and husband Leonard of Troy, Missouri and Nicole Baxter of Wright City, Missouri; son, Brandon Baxter of Viola, Arkansas; brothers, Steven Baxter of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas and Stanley Baxter of Arnold, Missouri; 6 grandchildren, Mackenzie Baxter and L.J. Brandt both of Troy, Missouri, Nya Baxter, Decari Baxter, Dennis Novel Jr and Lily Novel all of Wright City, Missouri; girlfriend, Debra Shelton of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas and Mike and Kelly Smith of Horsehsoe Bend, Arkansas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Brenda and Wilburn Baxter.
No services are planned at this time.
Arrangements entrusted to Doty Family Funeral & Memorial Service of Horseshoe Bend, Arkansas.