OBITUARY

Thomas J. Saxon Jr.

August 22, 1940January 2, 2019

Thomas J. Saxon, Jr. of Trussville, Alabama passed away on January 2, 2019, at the age of 78.

He was born in Irondale, AL on August 22, 1940, to the late Jeff and Roma Saxon. A graduate of Hewitt-Trussville High School, he worked for State Farm Insurance for 43 years.

Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 57 years, Mary Ellen Hill Saxon; his daughter, Suzy Saxon (Jim Self) ; his son, Jeff Saxon (Pam) ; grandsons, Jake and Luke Saxon; sisters, Linda Wilson (Lloyd); Cindy Adkins (Mike); brother, Ricky Saxon; brother-in-law, Thomas S. Hill (Peggy); and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews.

A funeral service will be held at Ridout’s Trussville Chapel on Sunday, January 6, 2019, at 2:00 pm with a visitation beginning at 1:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to: JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) The Plaza Building at Magnolia Park, 2112 11th Ave. S. Ste. 520, Birmingham, AL. 35205; or the American Lung Association 55 W Wacker Dr. Ste. 1150, Chicago, IL 60601; or American Heart Association, National Center P.O. Box 78851, Phoenix, AZ 85062; or the American Cancer Society P.O. Box 42040, Oklahoma City, OK 73123

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, January 6, 2019
  • Funeral Service Sunday, January 6, 2019

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