CUMBERLAND — Eston Paige Paxton, 84, of Cumberland, passed away Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at Golden Living Center.
Born Oct. 15, 1928 in Petersburg, W.Va., Mr. Paxton was the son of the late Paige Paxton and late Della (Teter) Paxton. He was preceded in death by wife of 63 years, Betty L. (Stafford) Paxton; six brothers, Blaine Shreves, Rennie Shreves, James Shreves, Bruce Shreves, Bernie Paxton, and Joe Paxton; four sisters, Effie Shreves, Lula Reid, Thelma Morris and Genevieve “Jiggy” Adams; a son, Danny P. Paxton; a grandson, Alan Paxton Jr.; brothers-in-law, Joseph M. Stafford, Gerald Weimer; and sisters-in-law, Lula Mae Barger, Beulah G. Paxton, Dorothy J (Stafford) Smith.
Eston is survived by his sons, Alan D. Paxton and wife, Sara and Rodney J. Paxton and wife, Cathy, Cumberland; his daughter, Vicky L. Tibbetts and husband, Mac of Idaho; his sisters-in-law, Florence Passauer, Georgia Berkley and husband, Clarence of Ohio and Elsie V. Weimer and Beulah Stafford, Cumberland; his brother-in-law, Vernon Smith of South Carolina.
He is also survived by his grandchildren, Rodney (Josey) Paxton, Justin Paxton, Ashley Paxton, Jeremy Paxton, Joshua Paxton, Jacob Paxton and Andrew Paxton, of Cumberland, Daniel Ginter Jr. of Florida, Heather Lockhart of Capon Bridge, W.Va., Jennifer Moore, Martinsburg, W.Va., Tonya Mechling of Oregon, Shanda Ginter and Trisha McCabe of Idaho; as well as his great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
Eston Paxton was a former Marine. He worked for Potomac Edison for 43 years. He retired Jan. 1, 1988. During his later years with the company he was supervisor of the equipment department. He was also the president of the union for Potomac Edison for many years. He enjoyed playing on the company bowling and golf tournaments where he took home several trophies. After he retired, he enjoyed vacationing in Florida with his wife Betty during the winter months. His family and friends were a major part of his life and he really enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Friends will be received at the Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur St., Cumberland, (www.AdamsFamilyFuneralHome.com) on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 from 10 to 11 a.m.
A funeral service will be conducted at the funeral home on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Milton Morris officiating.
MARY A. CANNON [Romney, W.Va.]
Mary Ambrose Cannon, 83, of Romney, W.Va., went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at the Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, Va.
RUTH A. (LINDEMAN) PRESTON [Frostburg]
Ruth A. (Lindeman) Preston, 76, of Frostburg, passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
JUANITA MALCOLM [Levels, W.Va.]
Juanita Malcolm, of Levels, W.Va., passed away on Friday, May 17, 2013, at the home of her daughter, Lisa Frye, while under the care of Hospice.
CHARLES C. GRANT [Frederick]
Charles Clifford Grant, 64, of Frederick, passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2013.
DORIS M. STEWART [Cumberland]
Doris Mae Stewart, 86, of Cumberland, died Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
JOSEPHINE “JO” (GIARRITTA) MILLER [Cumberland]
Josephine (Giarritta) Miller of Cumberland, passed away peacefully Jan. 28, 2013 at Moran Manor.
RICHARD M. HOLLAND [Loch Lynn]
Richard Melvin Holland, 70, of Loch Lynn, passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, after a courageous battle with cancer.
ANN C. WASHINGTON [Keyser, W.Va.]
Ann Christy Washington, 77, of Carskadon Lane, Keyser, passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at her residence.
ROBERT L. CLARK JR. [LaVale]
Robert Lee Clark Jr, 59, of LaVale, passed away suddenly on Sunday, May 5, 2013 at his home.
JEAN E. KIRSCH [Cumberland]
Jean Elizabeth Kirsch, 94, of Cumberland, died on Monday, May 13, 2013, at home.
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