Funeral service for Travis E. Baxley, age 80, of Cumby, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel with Joe Charles Hall and Jason Rector officiating. Interment will follow at Cumby Cemetery with Kenneth Hines, Benny Springfield, Bill Jenkins, Lanny Rainey, Johnny Powell and Ricky Petty serving as pallbearers. Honorary Pallbearers will be Jacob Groves, Kevin Meisenheimer, Jeramy Parrish, and Jason Hudson. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home. Mr. Baxley passed away Friday, September 25, 2020 at Methodist Dallas Medical Center.
Travis was born November 6, 1939 in Cumby to Connie Ray and Estelle (Romans) Baxley. He was a Christian of the Baptist faith. He married Brenda Fults on February 14, 1959 at the First Baptist Church in Cumby, Tx. Travis worked as a carpenter and was also a truck driver for ABF, ICX, and other trucking corporations. He served the town of Cumby for many years including serving as the mayor, board member for Cumby Cemetery Association and was a member of the masonic lodge.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda Baxley; mother, Estelle Baxley; daughter, Rhonda Baxley Lemon and husband David; grandchildren, Raisha Rector and husband Jason, Haley Meisenheimer and husband Kevin, Lindsey Lemon; great grandchildren, Jacob Groves, Chloe Groves, Kelcie Fite, Ally Meisenheimer, Macie Meisenheimer, Brynli Meisenheimer and Landon Lay.
Mr. Baxley was preceded in death by his dad, Connie Ray Baxley; son, Randy Ray Baxley and sister, Anita Moore.