Leonard Paxton, 59 - Spencer

Leonard Paxton, 59, of Spencer, West Virginia, died Thursday, August 23, 2012, in the Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston, after a short illness.

He was born October 10, 1952, in Pineville WV, a son of the late Otmer and Ulva Harper Paxton.

Leonard was an employee of the Roane County Board of Education.

Survivors include a daughter, Amanda Work of Vermillion SD; a sister, Reva Paxton of Spencer; and a brother, Carl Paxton of Rome GA.

Friends may call Sunday, Aug. 26 from 2-6 p.m. at the John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer. A graveside service will be held at a later date in the Paxton Cemetery, Walton.

Memorial contributions and donations are preferred to the RCHS Softball, c/o Donna Greathouse, Roane County High School, 1 Raider Way, Spencer, WV 25276.

Condolences may be expressed online at   taylorfuneralhomeinc.com