Haskett, James Baxter (Dayton)

Friday, March 22, 2019

James Baxter Haskett, 74, passed away March 21, 2019 at his home in Dayton, Tennessee. 

Jim was born July 23, 1944 in Chickamauga, Ga. and grew up in Rossville, Ga. He was a self-taught guitarist and he toured local fairs playing mandolin in his family’s band, “The Haskett Chuckwagon Band”. Jim enjoyed being outdoors. In high school, he played football for the Lakeview Warriors. Soon after graduating, he met Linda Joy Williams of Ringgold, Ga. where they lived and raised their family. After retiring from Dupont, where he worked for 38 years, Jim and Linda enjoyed living on Lake Chickamauga in Dayton, Tn. Fishing and music continued to be his favorite hobbies but his passion for 55 years was his wife Linda.

Jim is survived by his wife, Linda Williams Haskett of Dayton, Tn.; son, Eric Haskett of Dayton, Tn.; daughters, Carla (Brian) O’Keefe of Kennesaw, Ga., Lisa (Gary) Hasty of Kennesaw, Ga.; grandchildren, Devin O’Keefe, Georgia State University, Erin O’Keefe, of Kennesaw, Ga., Ella Hasty, University of Georgia, and Wilson Hasty, Kennesaw, Ga.

A memorial service will be Saturday, March 30, at 12 p.m. at New Union Baptist Church in Dayton, Tn. with Dr. Danny Ruehling and Rev. Jeremy Deal officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to New Union Baptist Church, 4060 Double S. Rd., Dayton, TN 37321.


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