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Richard Blaxton

November 20, 1960 ~ November 13, 2021 (age 60)

Obituary

Graveside service for Richard Eugene Blaxton, age 60, formerly of Decatur, will be Friday, November 19, 2021, 12:30 p.m. at Decatur City Cemetery with Rev. Earl Holt officiating and Shelton Funeral Home directing.  The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at Shelton Funeral Home Chapel prior to service.  

Mr. Blaxton, who died Saturday, November 13, 2021, at Norton Audubon Hospital in Louisville, KY, was born November 20, 1960, in Gadsden, AL to Eugene Junior Blaxton and Marie Buchanan Blaxton.  He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents, and aunt, Maggie Jewel Blaxton.  Mr. Blaxton was employed in Quality Control for Arvato Digital Services, Louisville, KY.  He was an avid Crimson Tide fan.

He is survived by his brother, Gregory Blaxton of Kirkland, WA, and several cousins.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

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Services

Memorial Service
Thursday
November 18, 2021

2:00 PM
Shelton Funeral Home
2105 Beltline Road, S.W.
Decatur, Alabama 35601

Visitation
Friday
November 19, 2021

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Shelton Funeral Home
2105 Beltline Road, S.W.
Decatur, Alabama 35601

Graveside Service
Friday
November 19, 2021

12:30 PM
Decatur City Cemetery
Highway 20
Decatur, Alabama 35603

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