Robert “Bob” Leonard Paxton

Robert “Bob” Leonard Paxton, 76, of Morristown, passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at UT Medical Center. He was a proud member of First Baptist Church, Morristown.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Daisy Paxton; aunts, Cat, Pauline and Helen; sisters, Jean Caldwell and Hope Cox; and grandson, Ethan Wood.

Bob leaves his wife, Carolyn Chambers Paxton; daughters, Nikki (Andrew) Price, Whitney Paxton and Stephanie (Jeff) Maupin; former wife, Nancy (Dick) Chappell; stepdaughter, Carrie (Mike) Chambers Clowney; grandchildren, Robert Michael Paxton, Spencer Price, Dawson Wood, Mason Paxton, Griffin Price, Paxton Wood, Preston Clowney and Jaylee Maupin; and a host of many dear friends.

The family will receive friends 1 – 3 p.m., Sunday, October 18 at First Baptist Church, Morristown. Funeral services will follow at 3 p.m. with Rev. Dean Haun officiating. Family and friends will gather 11 a.m., Monday, October 19 in Jarnagin Cemetery for graveside services.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to the Boys & Girls Club of Morristown, 311 Sulphur Springs Rd., Morristown, TN 37813; or to St Jude’s Children Hospital, https://www.stjude.org/donate.

Arrangements by: Mayes Mortuary

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