William Baxter Vawter, 88, of Louisa went to be with the Lord on December 15, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents. Ernest and Virginia Vawter, his sister, Dorothy Cundiff and his brother, Walter Vawter.
After graduating from Louisa County High School, Baxter was drafted into the U. S. Army. He was stationed in Korea for three years. He retired from the Civil Service Personnel Office at Fort Belvoir after thirty-seven and a half years of service. Baxter has been a Mason for over fifty years, and a member of Masonic Day Lodge 58 in Louisa. He served on many community boards and committees in both Louisa and Northern Virginia. Baxter was also an active member of Calvary Baptist Church in Orange, Virginia.
He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Frances; his sister, Barbara Garr and a host of other family and friends.
The family will receive friends from 12 until 2pm on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa, Virginia; prior to a 2pm funeral service. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, 19076 Monrovia Road, Orange, Virginia 22960.