Mr. John David Baxter, age 51 of The Rock, Ga., passed away Thursday, September 11, 2014 at Spalding Regional Hospital.Mr. Baxter was born in Belvoir, Va., on October 23, 1962. He is preceded in death by his parents, William Preston Baxter and Frances Elizabeth Pioda Baxter. He was employed at Upson Regional Medical Center and a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Thomaston.Survivors include his wife, Ednila Baxter; children, John Ilom Baxter, David Zacariah Baxter, Rose Ilom Thiel and her husband, Ben, Brian Rachels; grandchildren, Jasmin Tran, Jalen Reid, Remington Thiel and Nathan Rachels; sisters, Denise Frierson, Brenda Adams, Deborah Carter, Patricia O’Neal and Mary Lewis; brother, William Preston Baxter, Jr; several nieces and nephews.Visitation for Mr. John David Baxter will be on Monday and Tuesday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Conner-Westbury Funeral Home. Funeral services for Mr. John David Baxter will be conducted on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 at 1 pm in the Chapel of Conner-Westbury Funeral Home. Conner-Westbury Funeral Home, 1891 W. McIntosh Road, Griffin is in charge of arrangements. www.conner-westburyfuneralhome.com.