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Jacob Wayne Laxton

February 6, 1985 ~ April 30, 2022 (age 37)

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Jacob Wayne Laxton, age 37, passed away Saturday, April 30, 2022, at St. Joseph Hospital in London, KY.  Born Feb 6, 1985, in Knoxville, TN, he was the son of David Laxton and Ava Williams Laxton. He had a deep spiritual trust in God. He loved his family, the farm where he was raised, nature, and all sports, especially soccer.  

Jacob excelled at everything he attempted, especially as a design engineer for the telecommunications industry.  

He was preceded in death by his Grandpa Milford “Ducky” Laxton, Pa Marvin Williams, and Granny Georgia Williams.  

He is survived by his compassionate loving eight year old son:  Desmond Jacob Laxton, who loves his Dad very much; parents David & Ava Laxton; sister:  Rae Laxton; brother: Matthew Laxton and wife Laura Laxton; his beloved Granny Jeri Strunk Laxton; many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends, all who loved him dearly; 3 step children whom he loved with all his heart:  Genna, Beau, and Sean; and a host of other family members and friends.  

Friends may visit with the Laxton family on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m in the chapel of Jones & Son Funeral Home.  A private graveside service will be held at the Laxton Family Farm Cemetery.  Pallbearers, and Brothers Forever, will be:  Travis Laxton, Michael Laxton, Marcus Laxton, Adam Cross, Joshua Goforth, Caleb Goforth, Alex Cross and Dwayne Laxton II.

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