OBITUARY

Cecil Ray Sexton

September 10, 1940December 23, 2018
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Cecil Ray Sexton, 78, went to be with the Lord on December 23, 2018.

Cecil was born in Scott County, VA to the late Luther and Lula Sexton. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother. Cecil ran a produce stand on John B. Dennis for more than 30 years. He raised two grandchildren until 2015, loved the outdoors, and always helped anyone in need. Cecil never met a stranger.

He is preceded in death by his wife Terry Sexton; parents, Lula and Luke Sexton; sisters, Louise Crowe and Lois Sieber; and brothers, Harold Sexton, Bruce Sexton, and Worley Sexton.

Those left to cherish his memory include his daughter, Christina Winston (Chris); sons, Ray Sexton (Dorothy), Kelly Sexton (Patty), Jeff Sexton (Trish), Timmy Sexton, Wade Sexton, and David Langrel; sisters, Patsy Cassell, Lois Lynn Sexton and Sandra Kay Sexton; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, December 27, 2018 from 5:00 to 7:00pm at East Lawn Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 7:00pm with Pastor Eugene Sexton and Evangelist Mark Sexton officiating. Music provided by Mark and Paige Sexton.

Cecil will be entombed on Friday, December 28, 2018 at 11:00am at East Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum II. Pallbearers will be Allen Sexton, Daniel Sexton, Junior Dockery, Ronald Begley Jr., Josh Sexton and Andy Sexton. Honorary pallbearers will be Timothy Sexton Jr. and Austin Williams. Online condolences may be made to the Sexton family at www.eastlawnkingsport.com. East Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park has the honor of serving the Sexton family.

  • FAMILY

  • Christina Winston husband Chris, Daughter
  • Ray Sexton and wife Dorothy, Son
  • Kelly Sexton and wife Patty, Son
  • Jeff Sexton and wife Trish, Son
  • Timmy Sexton, Son
  • Wade Sexton, Son
  • David Langrel, Son
  • Patsy Cassell, Lois Lynn Sexton and Sandra Kay Sexton, Sisters
  • Many Grandchildren, Family
  • Many Great- Grandchildren, Family
  • Several Nieces and Nephews, Family
  • Luke and Lula Sexton, Parents- Deceased
  • Terry Sexton, Wife- Deceased
  • Louise Crowe, Lois Sieber, Sisters- Deceased
  • Harold Sexton, Bruce Sexton, Worley Sexton, Brothers- Deceased
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Allen Sexton
  • Daniel Sexton
  • Junior Dockery
  • Ronald Begley Jr.
  • Josh Sexton
  • Andy Sexton
  • Timothy Sexton Jr., Honorary
  • Austin Williams, Honorary

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, December 27, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, December 27, 2018
  • Entombment Friday, December 28, 2018
REMEMBERING

Cecil Ray Sexton

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Norma Bledsoe

December 26, 2018

Cecil was one of the sweetest ppl I knew and had a heart of pure gold and could always make you smile no matter what was going on . he will be greatly missed by so many . prayers for his family .rip Cecil

Brenda Gillenwater

December 26, 2018

Cecil ( poppy) to us,was a wonderful stepdad for many years. Was always singing and cracking jokes.. he loved making people happy. He will be greatly missed by many. Prayers for the family as we gather for our final goodbyes! Brenda Gillenwater. P.S. Poppy, I hope you are singing in heaven today and I hope you are singing Amanda!!! That was always one of your favorite songs!

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Biography

Cecil Sexton was known as many things to many people. He was a loved one, a friend, and someone special. To family and friends who knew him best, Cecil will be remembered as a very exceptional person.

Cecil Ray Sexton, 78, went to be with the Lord on December 23, 2018.

Cecil was born in Scott County, VA to the late Luther and Lula Sexton. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother. Cecil ran a produce stand on John B. Dennis for more than 30 years. He raised two grandchildren until 2015, loved the outdoors, and always helped anyone in need. Cecil never met a stranger.

He is preceded in death by his wife Terry Sexton; parents, Lula and Luke Sexton; sisters, Louise Crowe and Lois Sieber; and brothers, Harold Sexton, Bruce Sexton, and Worley Sexton.

Those left to cherish his memory include his daughter, Christina Winston (Chris); sons, Ray Sexton (Dorothy), Kelly Sexton (Patty), Jeff Sexton (Trish), Timmy Sexton, Wade Sexton, and David Langrel; sisters, Patsy Cassell, Lois Lynn Sexton and Sandra Kay Sexton; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, December 27, 2018 from 5:00 to 7:00pm at East Lawn Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 7:00pm with Pastor Eugene Sexton and Evangelist Mark Sexton officiating. Music provided by Mark and Paige Sexton.

Cecil will be entombed on Friday, December 28, 2018 at 11:00am at East Lawn Memorial Park Mausoleum II. Pallbearers will be Allen Sexton, Daniel Sexton, Junior Dockery, Ronald Begley Jr., Josh Sexton and Andy Sexton. Honorary pallbearers will be Timothy Sexton Jr. and Austin Williams.

Online condolences may be made to the Sexton family at www.eastlawnkingsport.com. East Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park has the honor of serving the Sexton family.

Simply stated, Cecil was a good and kind person, an individual who will for all time be remembered by his family and friends as being a caring and giving person, someone who was a vital part of their lives. Cecil leaves behind him a legacy of life-long friendships and many cherished memories. Everyone whose life he touched will always remember Cecil Sexton.