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Services for Lewis Dewayne Laxton, 58, of Ada are at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church. The Rev. John Haynes will officiate. Burial will follow at Swan Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends and relatives from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Criswell Funeral Home.
Mr. Laxton died Tuesday, May 2, 2017, in an Oklahoma City hospital. He was born July 21, 1958, in Perrytown, Texas, to Lewis and Gladys Brown Laxton. He graduated from Vanoss High School.
He married Jaye Lynne Wood June 30, 1978, in Ada. He was currently the program manager for the Office of Environmental Health for the Chickasaw Nation. Mr. Laxton was a member of First Baptist Church and the Ada Masonic Lodge.
Survivors include his wife, Jaye of the home; two sons, Tyler Laxton and his wife, Phileshia, of Ada and Brad Laxton of Atlanta Beach, Florida; eight grandchildren, Alexsia Dalton, Matt Pitts, Jacob D. Laxton, Jesseca Anderson, Kylee Anderson, Gavin Laxton and Gunner Laxton; his father, Lewis Laxton of Lightning Ridge; and a sister, Deanna Laxton of Lightning Ridge.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Gladys Laxton; and his grandparents.
Bearers will be Tyler Laxton, Brad Laxton, Jupey Booth, Joe Willingham, David Wood and Andrew Pino. Honorary bearers will be Michael Whitson, Mason Laxton and Cason Laxton.
The family requests memorials for liver research be made to the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, 825 N.E. 13th, Oklahoma City, OK 73104.
Published on May 3, 2017
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