Pageland- Mr. Thaxton, 85, died Friday, March 27th, 2009. He was the son of the late Lamar and Ora Ketherine Mattern Thaxton. Mr. Thaxton was predeceased by his son James D. Thaxton.
Calvin was an Air Force Veteran and the owner/operator of Thaxton Insurance Agency. He was a past Deacon and Elder at First Presbyterian Church in Pageland and a 50 year member of the Masons.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Katherine D. Thaxton of Pageland; sons, Cal Thaxton (Alice) of Camden, SC and Bill Thaxton (Janice) of Monroe, NC; sisters, Mary Ellen T. Christenberry of Bay Minette, AL and Gertrude Victoria T Morris of Corpus Christi, TX; daughter-in-law, Karen Thaxton of Greenville SC; grandchildren , Emily Otting, Katie Stogner, Jeslyn McFadden, Trey Thaxton, Molly Thaxton, Alice Curtin Thaxton and great grandson, Preston James Otting.
A funeral service was held March 29, 2009 at 2:00pm at First Presbyterian Church. The family will be receiving friends at the home.
Sutton Funeral Home is taking care of the family. www.suttonfh.com