Tom Buxton…June 6, 1938 – January 12, 2015


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A Celebration of Life for lifelong Lamar area resident, Tom Buxton will be held at 2:00PM on Friday, January 16, 2015 at the Wiley United Methodist Church with Reverend Calob Rundell officiating. Interment will follow at Fairmount Cemetery.

Visitation for Tom will be held on Thursday, January 15, 2015 from 2:00PM until 7:00PM at the Peacock Family Chapel.

Tom was born on June 6, 1938 at Lamar, Colorado to Andrew “Jack” and Frances “Topsy” (Turpin) Buxton and passed away on January 12, 2015 at Prowers Medical Center at the age of 76.

He is preceded in death by his parents, brother; Kenny Buxton and sister-in-law; Loretta “Blondie” Buxton.

Tom is survived by his wife; Dorothy Buxton of the family home in Lamar, children; Mike (Deb) Buxton of Lamar, Pam (Warren) Black of Joplin, MO, Kendra (David) Jacoby of Windsor, CO and Wendy (Greg) Andrade of Lamar. He is also survived by his grandchildren; Andrea (Heath), Tawnie (Chance), Keaton, Kaycee (Justin), Sydnee, Devin, Kylan, Zach, Erik, Skyler, Ethan and Rylan Thomas, great-granddaughter; Hadlee and his brother; Bill Buxton of Lamar as well as numerous cousins, other family and a host of friends.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hope Center in Lamar, Wiley United Methodist Church and/or Toys for Tots either direct or in care of the funeral home office.

Services are under the direction of the Peacock Family.

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