Thomas Montigue "Tom" BlaxtonJanuary 9, 1933 ~ August 4, 2017 (age 84)
Graveside service for Thomas Montigue "Tom" Blaxton, age 84, of Decatur, will be Tuesday, August 8, 2017, 4:00 p.m. at Decatur City Cemetery with Rev. Dr. Todd Evans officiating, and Shelton Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service.
Mr. Blaxton, who died Friday, August 4, 2017, at his residence was born January 9, 1933, in Lawrence County to Dillard Blaxton and Annie Mae Timms Blaxton. He was preceded in death by his wife, Peggy Pack Blaxton; daughter, Pat Blaxton Byrd; son, Byron Keith Blaxton; his parents; sister, Jewel Blaxton; and brother Junior Blaxton.
He is survived by his daughter, Sandy Stephenson (Randy) of Decatur; and one grandson David Stephenson of Decatur.
Mr. Blaxton was retired from South Central Bell after 30 years, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Pallbearers will be David Stephenson, Buddy Wade, Jimmy Moore, Ray Russell, Curtis Nunn and J. J. Speegle.
Special thanks to Hospice of the Valley, Beth and Chatan, and Sunbridge Home Health Care, Debra and Tiffani for their wonderful care of Mr. Blaxton
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the Valley, P.O. Box 2745, Decatur, AL 35602.