J.D. Paxton, 70, was born February 5, 1949 in Green County, KY to Milerdine Akin Paxton of Greensburg and the late James “Heavy” Paxton. He departed this life Sunday, August 4, 2019 at Norton Hospital in Louisville, KY.
He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of First Baptist Church of Leitchfield, where he served as a deacon. He retired from teaching at Grayson County High School. He enjoyed reading, loved to watch old western movies and to keep up with the news. He was united in marriage December 18, 1976 to Judy Lynn Gabehart Paxton, who preceded him in death April 21, 2019.
SURVIVORS: Mother: Milerdine Akin Paxton of Greensburg; 1 brother: Terry Paxton & wife Karen of Summersville; 1 nephew: Nick & wife Diann and 1 niece: Anne & husband Jason, all of Summersville; 1 great nephew: Braeden Paxton; 2 great nieces: Jasey Beard & Brylee Paxton; 1 sister-in-law: Sandra Mercer & husband Donnie of Leitchfield, and their children: Mindy, Sean, Samantha, Aaron and families; 1 brother-in-law: Lewie Gabehart & wife Gail of Campbellsville and their children: Garrett, Austin, Jenna and families; a host of other relatives & friends.
Funeral Service: 10:00amCT on Wednesday, August 7, 2018 at Foster-Toler-Curry Funeral Home in Greensburg, KY with Rev. Doug King and Rev. Curtis Slinker officiating
Visitation: 3pm-8pmCT on Tuesday, and after 7amCT on Wednesday
Burial: Bethlehem Cemetery, Green County
The family has requested that expressions of sympathy be donations to Bethlehem Cemetery Fund or to the Gideons for Bibles. These can be made at the funeral home.