M. Richard  Baxter


M. Richard Baxter, age 82, son of Ruby C. Loftis Baxter and Russell Baxter, passed away Aug. 15, 2018 in Dallas.
He is a retired Executive Vice President of Southern Union Gas Company where he worked for 31 years. He was a certified public accountant with a Bachelor's degree and a Master of Business Administration degree from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, as well as an Executive Management Degree from Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He was much loved and will be missed by many.
He was preceded in death by one brother James Ray Baxter and brother-in-law Jerry Salzar.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years Frances Baxter of Dallas; daughter Julie Baxter Cornelison of San Diego, California; son Brett Baxter of Abu Dhabi and grandchildren Austin Baxter and Braden Baxter of Frisco.
He also is survived by his brother Joe Baxter of Kerens; his sister Evadne Salzar of Grand Prairie and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17, 2018 at Paschal Funeral Home. Funeral service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, August 18, 2018 at the Kerens First United Methodist Church with Rev. Michael Redmond officiating. Interment to follw in the Kerens Cemetery. Pallbearers are Rusty Baxter, Steve Baxter, Frank Baxter, Bill Baxter, Tommy Salzar and Mike Salzar. Arrangements by Paschal Funeral Home.
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