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Larry G. Paxson

Larry G. Paxson, age 83, of Eaton, OH passed away on Sunday, April 12, 2020 at Reid Hospital in Richmond, IN. He was born July 21, 1936 in Preble County to the late Claude and Ruth (Rurode) Paxson. Larry was a 1954 graduate of Eaton High School; he was a member of the Eaton First Church of God, where he previously served as head usher; he volunteered at the Preble County Food Bank; was a courier for the Preble County Juvenile Courts system; and retired from Parker-Hannifin Corporation with over 40 years of employment. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his son John Paxson, who passed away in 2016; brother Dale Paxson; and sisters Phyllis Humphrey and Carolyn Ebersole. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Janet Paxson of Eaton, OH; daughter Celeste Phelps of Richmond, IN and Christine (Shawn) Cheek of Indianapolis, IN; grandchildren: Nicole (Jay) Sherry, Derrick Phelps, Stephanie Cheek, Gregory Cheek and McKenzie Cheek; sister Anita Railsback of Fountain City, IN; brother Gordon Paxson of Eaton; several nieces and nephews; many special friends; and his canine companion Sadie Mae. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a private service will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be at Zion Cemetery in Eaton, OH. A celebration of life will be announced and planned at a later date. Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home is assisting with arrangements. Memorial contributions may be sent to Humane Society of Preble County, PO Box 72, Eaton, OH 45320. Online condolences and other remembrances may be sent to the family by visiting www.gsbfuneralhome.com. lick this link to view additional details about Larry's Services, including any available live streams: https://my.gather.app/remember/larry-paxson

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Janet and family, my sympathy for your family and prayers for God's peace and comfort. I remember those years of Parker Hannifin's banquets and picnics for both of you. Love and Prayers,

Martha June Roudebush Apr 29 2020 12:00 AM

I worked with Larry at the food bank. He was a faithful servant of the Lord and a hard worker. My prayers for those who are grieving. Brenda Gant

Brenda Gant Apr 16 2020 12:00 AM

Janet and family- We are saddened to learn of Larrys passing. He has such a kind heart and willingness to help anyone. Our prayers for your family. Gene and JoEllen Tapalman

JoEllen Tapalman Apr 15 2020 12:00 AM

Thinking of each of you in thought and prayers. May you get your comfort and strength through our loving Lord at this time. With our deepest sympathy and love. Larry and Sue Rainey

Larry and Sue Rainey Apr 14 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Larry Paxson

Larry and Sue Rainey Apr 14 2020 12:00 AM

Janet and family. Our sincere condolences on the passing of Larry. My fondness memories of Larry was playing softball with him and my father for Parker Hannifan . I was only 15 when I played 3rd base or short fielder with Larry in Richmond, Indiana and in many tournaments. He was always kind and funny. God Bless you and your family. ALWAYS.

David Posey Apr 14 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Larry Paxson

David Posey Apr 14 2020 12:00 AM

To the Paxson Family, so sorry for your loss. Larry was a good neighbor all of these years. Prayers to the family.

Rhonda Apr 14 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Larry Paxson

Rhonda Apr 14 2020 12:00 AM

Janet we were so sorry to hear about Larrys passing,. Our thoughts are with you. Your neighbors, PJ & Larry

PJ Hdenrand Apr 14 2020 12:00 AM

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