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Robert L. ("Bob") Paxton

May 20, 1944 ~ October 14, 2020 (age 76)


Robert “Bob” Leonard Paxton, age 76, of Morristown, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at UT Medical Center.  He was a proud member of First Baptist Church, Morristown.  He is preceded in death by his parents: Robert and Daisy Paxton; aunts: Cat, Pauline and Helen; sisters: Jean Caldwell and Hope Cox and grandson: Ethan Wood.


Bob leaves his wife: Carolyn Chambers Paxton; daughters: Nikki (Andrew) Price, Whitney Paxton and Stephanie (Jeff) Maupin and former wife: Nancy (Dick) Chappell.  Step daughter: Carrie (Mike) Chambers Clowney.  Grandchildren: Robert Michael Paxton, Spencer Price, Dawson Wood, Mason Paxton, Griffin Price, Paxton Wood, Preston Clowney and Jaylee Maupin, and a host of many dear friends.


The family will receive friends Sunday, October 18, 2020 from 1:00 until 3:00 PM at First Baptist Church Morristown.  Funeral services will follow at 3:00 with Rev. Dean Haun officiating.


Family and friends will gather at 11:00 AM on Monday, October 19, 2020 in Jarnagin Cemetery for graveside services.


In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to the Boys and Girls Club of Morristown, 311 Sulphur Springs Rd, Morristown, TN  37813, or to St Jude’s Children Hospital,


Arrangements entrusted to Mayes Mortuary,, of Morristown.

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October 18, 2020

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
First Baptist Church Morristown

Funeral Service
October 18, 2020

3:00 PM
First Baptist Church Morristown

Graveside Service
October 19, 2020

11:00 AM
Jarnagin Cemetery
855 Fairmont Avenue
Morristown, TN 37813

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