Baxter Franklin King

November 16, 1999October 23, 2019 – (age 19)

Baxter Franklin King, 19, passed away October 23, 2019.

He was born, November 16, 1999 the son of Roger Franklin King Jr. and Sara Kay Hawkins King in Ogden, Utah.

Baxter was a valedictorian and graduated from Clearfield High School in 2017 where he played football and enjoyed time with his friends. He was attending Utah State University where he was studying Psychology.

He liked collecting football cards, hanging out with friends and family and reading. Baxter was a quiet giant that touched the lives of the people he met. He was a genuine individual that was kind and caring.

He was a bright young man with quick wit and a sharp sense of humor. He was amazing with children and enjoyed helping coach his brother’s football team. Those that got to know him well were blessed.

He is survived by his mother Sara Kay Hawkins King, father Roger Franklin King Jr., brother Trevor Bradley King and wife Leanna Jeanne LaReaux King, sister Bianca Gwendolynn King, brother Walter Lee King, sister Mollie Anne King, maternal grandparents and paternal grandmother.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather Roger Franklin King and his great grandparents on both sides of the family.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 11:00am at the Clearfield South Stake Center, 2186 South 125 West, Clearfield, Utah. Friends may visit family Friday , November 1, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00pm at Lindquist’s Layton Mortuary, 1867 North Fairfield Road, Layton, Utah and Saturday from 9:30 – 10:30am at the church. Interment, Clearfield City Cemetery.

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