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Jasper Edward Baccus, Jr.

Jasper Edward Baccus, Jr., was born in Dallas, Texas on September 20, 1328. He was the second of eight children born to Jasper Edward Baccus Sr., and Edna Nixon Baccus. He departed on January 15, 2018.

Jasper Baccus, Jr., truly understood obeying the gospel to become a Christian, and he made that commitment at an early age.  He was baptized at Lawrence & Marder Church of Christ, where he was the song leader and a faithful member .  He later attended Cedar Crest and Dallas West Church of Christ.  At the time of his demise, he was a faithful member of Central Pointe Church of Christ, under the leadership of Senior Minister Dr. Rodney Dulin.

Jasper attended Phylis Wheatley Elementary and Lincoln High School. He united in matrimony with  Dorothy, Mary and Billie;  all who preceded him in death. Within those unions 16 children were born.

An avid golfer, Jasper was the entrepreneur's buinessman. He started and grew Baccus Cleaners into one of the premiere dry cleanering establishments in Dallas, with the anchor store located in the heart of Sunny South Dallas on Martin Luther King Boulevard where it intersects with Malcom X Boulevard.  Jasper loved life and people. He wanted to see his people and community thriving, and he did all he could toward that end. A long time member and former chairman of the board of the Pylon Salesmanship Club,  Jasper always had a smile, word of wisdom or kind word.  

Jasper leaves to cherish his memory, his children: Herman Baccus,  Carolyn BaccusTaylor, Kathryn Baccus Scroggins (Ray),  Don Baccus (Pat),  Beverly Baccus Scroggins (Harold),  Debra Moore,  Michael Baccus,  Paul Baccus, Sr.,  Glenn Baccus, Sr. (Derrick),  Marilyn Baccus,  Gayla Baccus Daniels (Mike),  Carlton Baccus Wesson (Laurie),  Jasper Baccus III,  Simona Beltran,  Latoya Baccus and Brandon Baccus;  ex-wife,  Sandra Baccus Lane,  and stepdaughter, Calice White; siblings,  Brooksie Baccus Rogers (Arthur)  and  Annie Baccus Bell (Joe) of Dallas, Texas,  Dr. Carl Baccus and Bobbie Baccus Lanham of Los Angeles, California;  49 grandchildrden, 69 great-grandchildren; 8 great-great-grandchildren;  a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends who have become family over the years.  He was preceded in death by his patents, Mr. and Mrs. Jasper BaccusSr.; and sisters,  Doris Baccus McMath,  Dr. Ruth Baccus Murray and Fannie Baccus.