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Donald Paxton

Donald Franklin Paxton

Tuesday, February 5th, 1935 - Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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Obituary

Donald Franklin Paxton, 84, passed away on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 in Arlington.

Funeral: 2:00 p.m. Monday, November 11, at First Church of the Nazarene, 1301 W. Green Oaks Blvd., Arlington. Interment: Moore Memorial Gardens, Arlington. Visitation: 3-5 p.m. Sunday, November 10, at Wade Family Funeral Home, 4140 W. Pioneer Parkway, Arlington.

Don was born on February 5, 1935 in Granite, OK to Edward Bruce Paxton and Addie Lou Hall Paxton. An Arlington resident since 2004, he was a member of First Church of the Nazarene. Don was a former resident of Lubbock and Houston. He retired from the State Comptroller office in Lubbock. He was also a former owner of dry cleaners in Abernathy and Stanford. Don had worked in sales with the World Book Corporation.
He served in outreach ministry for First Church of the Nazarene in Lubbock.

Don was preceded in death by his parents and his ten siblings.

Survivors: Wife of 62 years, Shirley King Paxton; daughter, Brenda Leferink and husband, Tom; sons, Mike Paxton and wife, Kerri, Charles “Chuck” Paxton and wife, Teri and James Paxton; grandchildren, Chelsea, Ross, Erin, Michael, Derek, Jaime, Connor, Josh, Nikki, Natalie and Blake; and great-grandchildren, Jayden, Addelyn, Aiden, Ethan, Emery and Everett.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, November 10th, 2019 | 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    When
    Sunday, November 10th, 2019 3:00pm - 5:00pm
    Location
    Wade Family Funeral Home
    Address
    4140 W Pioneer Pkwy
    ARLINGTON, TX 76013
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  • Service

    Monday, November 11th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Monday, November 11th, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    First Church of the Nazarene
    Address
    1301 W. Green Oaks Blvd.
    ARLINGTON, TX 76013
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  • Interment

    Monday, November 11th, 2019 | 3:30pm
    When
    Monday, November 11th, 2019 3:30pm
    Location
    Moore Memorial Gardens
    Address
    1219 North Davis Drive
    ARLINGTON, TX 76012
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