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Paul Milt SextonPaul Milt Sexton, 93 of Mt. Gay, WV went home to be with the Lord Monday June 10, 2019 at his residence. He was born May 9, 1926 at Pine Creek, WV to the late William and Mary Sexton. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his wife, Leona Sexton; brothers, Elmo Sexton, John Sexton, Tommy Sexton, Otis Sexton, Elwood Sexton; sisters, Dana Parvis, and Lucille Browning; and his daughter, Bonnie Gibson. Paul was a member of the Mt. Gay Freewill Baptist Church serving as a Deacon and Sunday School Superintendent. He was a WWII Veteran, a Seabee in the Navy. He worked as an electrician in the coal mines for 35 years and was also a businessman, owning and operating Blue Diamond Taxi Service. He loved going to church, gardening, going to yard sales, and being with his family and friends. He is survived by his sons, Paul David Sexton of Mt. Gay, WV and Rickey (Mary) Sexton of Mt. Gay, WV; adopted daughter/granddaughter, Stacy Sexton of Mt. Gay, WV; son-in-law, Donald Gibson of Mt. Gay, WV; 12 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren, 8 great-great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday June 14, 2019 at Akers-James Funeral Home at Logan with Pastor Layton Lockhart and Rev. Frank Horn officiating. Burial with military graveside rites will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery at Pecks Mill, WV. Pallbearers will be Rickey Sexton Jr., Paul Sexton Jr., Josh Wilcox, Ryan Ward, Tyler Tabor, and Vennie Holstein. Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. Thursday June 13, 2019 at the Mt. Gay Freewill Baptist Church. Online condolences may be left at www.jamesfh.com Akers-James Funeral Home of Logan is in charge of the arrangements.
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