Bennie Charles "Bud" Paxton, Sr.
GILBERT – Funeral services for Bennie Charles "Bud" Paxton, Sr., 86, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, May 4, 2013 at Boiling Springs United Methodist Church, 2373 Calks Ferry Road, Lexington, SC 29073 with interment in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m., to 8:00 p.m. Friday, May 3, 2013 at Caughman-Harman Funeral Home, Lexington Chapel.
"Bud" was born June 22, 1926 in Lexington, County, SC and passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2013. He was a son of the late John E. Paxton and Lena B. Hughes Paxton. He was a member of Boiling Springs United Methodist Church. He was a life-long member of Pipe Fitters and Sprinkler Fitters Association. He served his country in the United States Army and the United States Marine Corp.
Bud is survived by his son, Bennie C "Chuck" Paxton, Jr. (Sue) of Gilbert, SC; daughters, Phyllis Beach (Michael) and Susan Paxton both of Horseshoe, NC; son, Joel Paxton (Linda) of West Columbia and step daughter, Vera Wells of Aiken, SC; 5 grandchildren; 4 step grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife, Edna Lucille Paxton.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the C. M. Tucker nursing center for their loving care and also a special thanks to his favorite nurse, "Boo Boo".