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Lawson Sexton

September 16, 1941 August 29, 2019
Lawson Sexton
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Lawson Sexton, son of Cordelia Burks Sexton and Lute Sexton, was born September 16, 1941 at Jackhorn, Kentucky. He passed from this life at the Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky on August 29, 2019 after an earthly sojourn of 77 years, 11 months and 13 days. Lawson lived most of his entire life in and around the Jackhorn community.

Affectionately known by his family and friends as "Red-Eye" Lawson developed a reputation, like his parents and siblings, as a hard and tireless worker. He spent most of his work life as an automotive mechanic, but also worked for several years as an underground coal miner for Beth-Elkhorn Coal Corporation. Many friends may remember the years he worked for Charles Holbrook at the Gulf Station at Neon, Kentucky and also for Johnny Holbrook at the Chevron Station at Haymond.

Lawson was a member of the church of Christ, from the time he was a teenager. He reaffirmed his faith in the Lord prior to his passing.

Lawson, was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Bobby Gene and Otis. Sisters, Imogene and Nadine. He is survived by a son, Bryan Lawson Sexton, daughter-in-law, Toby and granddaughter, Hannah of Coeburn, Virginia. A sister, Margaret "Peggy" Maggard of Columbus, Ohio and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

5

Sep

12:00 PM 9/5/2019 12:00:00 PM
Neon Church of Christ

Neon, Kentucky

Neon Church of Christ
Neon Kentucky
United States

Service

Thursday

5

Sep

1:00 PM 9/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
Neon Church of Christ

Neon, Kentucky

Neon Church of Christ
Neon Kentucky
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Green Acres Cemetery Final Resting Place

Ermine, KY

Ermine KY
United States
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