Nathaniel Baxter, Sr

Nathaniel Baxter, Sr, age 78, of Bloomsburg passed away on Monday, April 18, 2022, at home, surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Dothan, Alabama on September 25, 1943, he was one of 13 children, seven brothers and six girls, born to the late Charles “CW” and Annelouise (Warren) Baxter. He was raised and educated in Dothan and married only once to Emmajean Baxter relocating to the north. Over the years, he worked at various jobs being a man of many trades. Nathaniel was also a back-up musician who played with several different bands traveling throughout the east coast.

He was very family oriented and spent time with family while enjoying his favorite hobby of various types of fishing. He enjoyed bringing the family together, to create stories which will forever be passed down for generations to come. 

He will be greatly missed by his children: John Baxter and wife Gloria, Lehigh Valley; Ann Baxter and husband Michael, Lehigh Valley; Tanya Scott, Lansdale; Jamie Skipper, Bloomsburg; Patricia “Diane” Newton and husband Vincent, Berwick; Mandy Manning, Danville; including his 29 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren.

Nathaniel Sr., is now resting with his parents, brothers, and sisters including his son Nathaniel Baxter Jr. 

Family will receive friends from 2:00 to 4:00 pm on Sunday, April 24, 2022, at Heller Funeral Home, LLC 633 E Third St, Nescopeck, followed by a time of sharing.