Glenn Edward Thaxton
Glenn E. Thaxton, 78, of Risingsun, passed away at 11:30 am Monday August 21, 2017 at the Bridge Hospice Care Center, Bowling Green.
He was born October 31, 1938 in Kansas, Ohio to the late Wayne and C. Geraldine (Kissling) Thaxton. He married Barbara A. Nye, July 26, 1958 and they divorced and she survives in Risingsun. He then married Wilma Kemming, December 31, 1993, they divorced and she survives in Norwalk.
Also surviving are three daughters, Kim (Gary) Cicanese, Gibsonburg, Andrea (Donnie) Saalman, Tiffin and Michelle (Jim) Thrasher, Risingsun; seven grandchildren, Lindsay (Mark) Everly, Hailey Saalman, Mandy Saalman, Greg (Hope) Thrasher, Brian Thrasher, Danielle (Nate) Doyle and Diane (Allen) Bockbrader; two great-granddaughters, Hadley and Aubrey Thrasher; two great-grandsons, Austin Everly and Colton Jennings; a step grandchild, Chastity (Jonah) Rowell; three step-great-grandchildren, Alayna, Mason and Hannah Rowell; and a brother, Dale Thaxton, Risingsun. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Jill Thaxton (1993); grandson, Danny Cicanese; great-grandson, Lincoln Thrasher; two sisters, Marilyn Ponn-Fillhart and Carolyn Fry; and two brothers, Paul and Carl Thaxton.
Glenn was a 1956 graduate of Risingsun High School, a retired truck driver and a member of Kansas St. James Parish, Fostoria. He was an avid outdoorsman who loved to bow hunt and held the record in Sandusky County for hunting the largest buck. He enjoyed playing cards and loved being with his family and spent many hours with the fellows at the coyote club. Glenn will be missed by all.
Memorial Mass is 11 am Saturday August 26, 2017 at Kansas St. James Parish 6482 CR 25, Fostoria, OH 44830, with Rev. Randy LaFond presiding. A luncheon will follow in the parish.
Private family burial will be in Bradner Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to Bridge Hospice or Kansas St. James Parish c/o Hoening & Son Funeral Home 133 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, OH 44830
Online expressions of sympathy may be made by visiting www.hoeningfuneralhome.com