Daniel L. Baxter was born March 19, 1938 to the late Rev. Harvey Baxter and Mrs. Jannie Mae Warren Baxter in Dale County, Alabama; He attended D.A. Smith High School. He was a license Minister in the state of IL. with the Church of God in Christ. He was a retired Disable Army Veteran and also a retired employee of Elli Lilly in IN. He relocated back home to Ozark where he joined Greater Sardis Missionary Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by one sister Christine Williams, four bothers: Willie Ree, Ray, Isiah and Thaddaeus Baxter.
He leaves to cherish his memories one son: Andre Baxter of Kokum, IN; one daughter: Candace Baxter of Danville, IL. one grandson: Avary Davis of Danville, IL; two great grand Children: Kennady Johnson and Marley Davis of Danville, IL; one sister: Vannie Crittenden and a host of niece and nephews, cousin and friends. Special thanks to all who assisted him in his sickness. Special thanks to his niece Janae Crittenden for all her help in every way.