WILLIAM "BILL" ESAU LAXTON
1932 - 2021
BORN
1932
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Colonial Funeral Home
625 Kitty Hawk Road
Universal City, TX

William "Bill" Esau Laxton, 89, of Universal City, originally Huntsville, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 24, 2021, of natural causes. His family was fortunate to be able to spend significant time with him this past year.

Born August 9, 1932, to the late Esau Laxton and the late Mertie West Laxton. Bill is preceded in death by his wife of 55 years; Rosalie Hollenbeck Laxton, brothers; Wilbert Laxton, Dilbert Laxton, Thurman Laxton, Lester Laxton and Jack Laxton; sisters, Nesby Lee Pemberton, Evelyn Jeffers, Doris Thompson, and Dolores Terry; and son, William "Bryan" Laxton. He is survived by his sisters; Mollie Cooper and Verlie Jo Byrd, first wife; Mary Emily Sexton, daughters; Donna Kaye Wojnaroski and Jeannie Jo Jeffers, stepdaughters: Melba Eads and Doretta "Dodie" Checote, grandchildren; Lisa Underwood, Angela Beth Gulley, Daniel Buttram, Tracy Shoopman, Bobbi Jo Roberts, Michael Newport, Darren Newport, Brynae Miley, Lynette Keeton, Tess Laxton, Megan Laxton, Nathan Eads, Aron Eads, Rachel Blum, Ira Eads, Kendra Moriarty, Kevin Moriarty, Kenneth Moriarty, and Christopher Moriarty. A funeral service and celebration of life for Bill will be held in Texas at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1129 Pat Booker Road, Universal City, Texas on Sunday, October 17, 2021 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm.



Published by Express-News on Oct. 10, 2021.
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Oct
17
Celebration of Life
2:00p.m. - 3:00p.m.
Christ the King Lutheran Church
1129 Pat Booker Road, Universal City, TX
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SO SORRY FOR OUR LOSS. I LOVED BOTH HE AND ROSALEE. THIS IS A BRIEF GOOD BYE BUT AN ETERNAL HELLO, FOR THEY ARE WITH JESUS.
PATRICIA LAXTON
October 14, 2021
Bill, Please give a heavenly greeting to dear Rosalie. We thank both of you for touching our lives with the joy of your laughter and feisty spirits that engaged life to the fullest each day. Thank you for being a blessing to all of your friends and family.
Glen and Alfrieda Anderson
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October 10, 2021
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