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William L. Baxter

February 11, 1949 ~ May 7, 2018 (age 69)

William L. Baxter of Montgomery, NY, a lifetime resident of the area passed away in Newburgh, NY on Monday May 7, 2018 after a brief but courageous battlewith cancer. He was 69 years old. 

The son of the late William and Edythe Lake Baxter, he was born February 11, 1949 in Newburgh, New York. Bill was a graduate of Newburgh Free Academy and Orange County Community College. He served in the U.S. Army Reserve and was a member of the Greater Cornwall Jaycees where he made many lifelong friends.

Bill began his long career in the food industry as a salesman for the CampbellSoup Company. He later went on to executive sales and management positions at several large packaged good companies - ensuring an endless supply of cookies,crackers and snacks were always around. He was an avid golfer, world traveler and yard putterer. He loved his Austin Healey, Lake George and more recently his Florida home. Most of all, the lights of his life were his grandchildren. 

Survivors include his wife, Linda at home, daughter Jennifer of White Plains, NY, son Brian and wife Courtney of New Windsor, NY, grandchildren Liam and Megan Baxter, brothers Daniel and wife Mary of New Windsor, NY and David and wife Jari of Crestview, FL as well as several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister, RoseAnn, and a brother, Stephen.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or a charity of one’s choice.

Visitation will be Thursday, May 10, 2018 from 2-4 & 7-9pm at the Overhiser Funeral Home, 78 Union St., Montgomery, NY 12549.

Funeral services will be Friday May 11, 2018, 10:30 A.M. at Overhiser Funeral Home, 78 Union St., Montgomery, NY. Fr. Bill Damroth will officiate.

Burial will be in Wallkill Valley Cemetery in Walden, NY.

Donations may be made to:

Charity of One's Choice

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