Everett Paxton Obituary (2022) – Moline, IL
Everett L. Paxton
July 24, 1923 – January 11, 2022
SILVIS-Everett L Paxton, 98, of Silvis, died on Tuesday January 11, 2022 at Genesis Medical Center, Silvis.
A funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 18, 2022. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., Moline. Memorials can be made to the family. In accordance with the restrictions, participants must wear a face mask and observe social distancing.
Everett was born July 24, 1923 in Linby, IA, the son of Roy and Ethel Wiseman Paxton. He married Lois I. Crane on July 22, 1944 in Farson, Iowa and she predeceased him on April 20, 2014.
Everett was a United States Navy veteran who served in World War II. He worked as an assembler for John Deere and retired in 1988. Everett enjoyed creating stained glass, yard work and camping. He also liked to winter in Texas.
Survivors include his sons, William and Teresa Paxton of Silvis and Donald and Jeannie Paxton of Kansas City, Missouri. He is also survived by 5 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren and one brother, Clayborn “Parker” Paxton of Packwood, Iowa.
He was predeceased by his wife, 1 grandson, 3 brothers and 2 sisters.
Memories can be shared online by visiting esterdahl.com.
Published by The Rock Island Dispatch Argus on January 16, 2022.