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June 23, 2014

Frank M. Paxton Sr.

65; Jeffersonville

Funeral services for Frank M. Paxton Sr., 65, of Jeffersonville, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 26, at Scott Funeral Homes North Chapel, Jeffersonville. He died Saturday, June 21, 2014, at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services, New Albany.

  He was born in Jeffersonville, and was a graduate of Jeffersonville High School. He served in the Navy from 1967 to 1969 and received the Medal of Honor. He worked for Whayne Supply and was a member of the Eastern Star, Maranatha Baptist Church of Jeffersonville, and a Shriner of the 32nd degree.

   He is survived by his wife, Sandra Paxton; sons, Frankie Paxton and Jeremy Paxton; mother, Mary Frances Paxton; brother, Glenn Paxton; and seven grandchildren. 

  He was preceded in death by his father, Theodore M. Paxton.

Visitation will be held from noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.

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