A native and resident of Baton Rouge, Steve died at his home on Saturday, July 19, 2014. He was 90 years old. He proudly served his country and was a decorated U.S. Army
Air Corps veteran of World War II
. Graveside services with Military Honors will be held at 12:30 pm on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at Louisiana National Cemetery, 303 W Mount Pleasant Road, Zachary. Steve is survived by his wife of over 60 years, Helen Edwards Paxton; son and daughter-in-law, David and Linda Paxton; four grandchildren, Nicole, David II, Robert and Wesley; sister, brother and numerous great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Lynda Diane Paxton; son, Kerry Lee Paxton; and granddaughter, Candice Christine Templeton. In lieu of flowers, his family requests memorial donations to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675. Visit the online guest book at www.rabenhorst.com.