John Lacy Baxter, Jr.

November 20, 1954 - July 17, 2022

John Lacy Baxter, Jr., 67, of China, died Sunday, July 17, 2022, at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas, Beaumont. He was born on November 20, 1954, to Myrtle Millner Baxter and John Lacy Baxter, Sr., in Beaumont.

John was a fan of country music and played guitar and bass and was an avid dog lover. He was a devoted husband of 44 years.

Survivors include his wife, Genevieve Baxter; daughter, Misty Baxter of Pasadena; sisters, Judy Baxter of Houston and Candy Walkins and her husband, Paul, of Beaumont; brother, Robert Baxter and his wife, Tina, of Lumberton; and fourteen nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

A gathering of Mr. Baxter’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. His funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 20, 2022, at Broussard’s. His interment will follow at China Cemetery, China.


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Gathering of Family and Friends

Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • July 19, 2022
  • 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Funeral Service

Broussard’s Mortuary Major Dr.
  • 1605, North Major Drive, Beaumont, Texas, 77713,
  • July 20, 2022
  • 10:00 am


China Cemetery
  • 463, Benoit Ave, China, TX, 77613,

Comments (6)

    Sarah Harris Guidry says:

    My heart aches for you and Misty. The many many good times we shared will forever be treasured and never forgotten. You are in my prayers and I am here for you always.


    Kathy & Frank Roggenkamp says:

    We are so very sorry to hear of John’s passing. Our hearts, sympathy goes out to you Genevieve and all the family. John was always a kind person and so glad that we knew him. May in time your heart will find comfort and have wonderful memories to help each and every day.
    Kathy and Frank

    Henrietta 3 says:

    Jenny,I’m so sorry for your loss. Sorry I couldn’t be there . Praying for you and your family.

    Dianna Brown says:

    Jenny & Misty, I’m so sorry for your loss! We’ve always had so much fun together and I will always cherish our memories! I still can’t believe he’s gone & it breaks my heart! But please know yall are in my heart, thoughts and prayers and I love yall! RIP John and I will think of every time I hear an Allen Jackson song 🎵 you were one hell of a musician so buddy, Don’t Rock the Jukebox, If it will it will or Keep your Hands to Yourself were just a few of my favorite songs you’d sing for me! Love you all!

    Marilyn Moore says:

    I am so very sorry to hear about John. Please know that you are in my prayers.

    Theresa morris and Peggy Craigen says:

    Jenny so sorry to hear about John we are sending you our love and prayers to help get you through this difficult time

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