David Allen Paxson, 60, of Bryant (Penn Twp. Jay Co.), IN, passed away at 1:14 AM on Saturday, March 05, 2016 at the Hospice Home in Fort Wayne, IN. He was born on Tuesday, September 27, 1955, in Wells County, IN. He married Flora Crouse on Friday, January 04, 1974 in Dunkirk, IN. David was a 1973 graduate of Pennville High School. He formerly worked as an airline cabinet maker at Jensen Cabinet Co. in Ft. Wayne for the past 37 years. David was a proud local Union Steward. He enjoyed woodworking, gardening, fishing and riding 4-wheelers. He attended the First Church of Christ in Bluffton.
Loving survivors include his Wife of 42 years- Flora (Crouse) Paxson, Bryant, IN, Son - Christopher Allen Paxson, Austin, TX, Daughter - Karla Mae (Ryan) Fritts, Ossian, IN, Son - Adam Joseph (Natalie) Paxson, Elwood, IN, Grandchildren - Dessie Mae Fritts and Korbin Bishop Fritts, Step Grandchildren - Addison Grace Rogers and Gabriel Evan Rogers, Sister - Donna Bense, Columbus, IN, Brothers - Ed Paxson, Carmel, IN, Richard Paxson, Max Paxson, Ray Paxson and Bill Paxson, all of Bryant, IN.
He was preceded in death by his: Father - Carl C. Paxson, Mother - Mabel E. (Hesher) Paxson and Sister - Connie Michael.
Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home 109 W Windsor St Montpelier on Tuesday, March 08, 2016 from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
A service to celebrate David’s life will be at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home 109 W Windsor St Montpelier at 10:30 AM on Wednesday, March 09, 2016 with Pastor Larry Sprinkle officiating. Interment will follow in the Twin Hill - I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Pennville.
Preferred memorials: Hospice Home, 5910 Homestead Rd. Fort Wayne, IN 46814
Arrangements are being handled by Walker & Glancy Funeral Home in Montpelier.