Mr. William Thaxton

It is with profound Mr. William Thaxton, 85, formerly of Milton, NC, who passed away Sunday, December 5, 2021 at Millcroft Nursing Facility in Newark, Delaware.

William formerly of Caswell County, North Carolina, born on December 19, 1935 to the late Willie Claude Thaxton and Annie Mae Clayborne Thaxton.

William was educated in the Caswell County Public School System. Prior to William’s retirement, he was an employee of the Board of Education, as well as a long-time employee at Kentile Flooring in Plainfield, New Jersey.

In addition to William’s parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Rahsaan Davis; two sisters, Essie Mae Hughes, and Hannah Thaxton.

Mr. William Thaxton leaves his cherished memories to his two daughters, Adele Thaxton of Delaware, and Cynthia Muhammed of New Jersey; one sister, Rena Bell Scott of Summerset, New Jersey; one brother, Oscar Crisp of Danville, Virginia; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

A viewing will be Friday, December 17, 2021, from 10 am to 11:00 am in the Juanita S. Fulton Memorial Chapel of Fulton-Walton Funeral Home

Funeral Services will be Friday, December 17, 2021, at 11:00 am in the Juanita S. Fulton Memorial Chapel of Fulton-Walton Funeral Home.

Interment will be in Macedonia AME Church Cemetery, 4164 Yarboroughs Mill Rd, Milton, NC.


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All arrangements for Mr. William Thaxton are entrusted to Fulton-Walton Funeral Home, 219 Dillard School Drive, Yanceyville, NC.