Allan Walker Saxby

Saxby, Allan Walker

Bloomfield: July 4, 2013, at age 92. He is survived by six children, Sue (Neil) Belcher of West Bloomfield, Peggy (Michael) Paar of Wisconsin, Nancy (Richard) Markwardt of Ohio, Dorothy (Georges) Kleinbaum of Oregon, David (Sherry) Saxby of Ontario, NY and Edward (Cheryl) Saxby of Bloomfield; 13 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; niece, Barbara Hackel of Canandaigua; extended family members; and many dear friends. He was predeceased by his wife, Priscilla (Moody) Saxby; sister, Mabel Woodard. Mr. Saxby was born in Canandaigua and was the son of William and Helen (Walker) Saxby. He was a lifelong resident of Bloomfield. Mr. Saxby owned and operated Saxby Fur and Poultry Farm and employed many of the area's young people. He was a US Army Air Corps. Veteran, serving in WWII, as an airplane line chief working with P-51 Mustangs. Mr. Saxby was a dedicated education advocate and served on the Bloomfield School Board and BOCES Board for many years, also serving as president. He cared deeply for his community and his family. The family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff at Horizons and the VA Medical Center Nurses for their special loving care.

Friends may call tomorrow (Monday) from 4-7 pm at Johnson-Kennedy Funeral Home, Inc., 2 South Ave., Bloomfield. His funeral service will be held Tuesday at 11 am at the First Congregational Church of East Bloomfield, 10 South Ave, Bloomfield. Interment will be in East Bloomfield Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bloomfield Public Library, 9 Church St., E. Bloomfield, NY 14443. Condolences may be offered at

Published in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle on July 7, 2013