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William R. "Bill" Axton
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Birth: Jun. 27, 1927
Grant County
Indiana, USA
Death: Mar. 1, 2007
Fort Worth
Tarrant County
Texas, USA

William R. "Bill" Axton, 79, passed away Thursday, March 1, 2007, at a Fort Worth hospital.
Service: private. Burial: Milford City Cemetery.
Bill was born June 27, 1927, in Marion, Ind., to Lee and Hattie Axton. In 1943, he married Sunny Martin and they lived all over the country making many friends along the way. They lived in Anderson, Ind., for 16 years and were part owners of Lee's Shoe Department. Bill was an avid reader and loved photography. His memory will always be cherished by his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his son, Robert Lee Axton of Houston; daughter, Sharon Durkin of Aurora; brother, Curt Axton of Marion, Ind.; and sister, Wilma Thompson of South Bend, Ind.
Survivors: Wife of 62 years, Sunny L. Axton of Fort Worth; daughters, Sunny Stout and her husband, John of Mansfield and Suzanne Wilkinson of Encinitas, Calif.; sister, Betty Porter of Marion, Ind.; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and other extended-family members.
Published in the Star-Telegram on 3/4/2007. 
Family links: 
  Lee Axton (1898 - 1970)
  Hattie C. King Axton (1904 - 1970)
  Sunny L. Axton (1921 - 2009)*
  William R. Axton (1927 - 2007)
  Betty Ann Axton Porter (1931 - 2009)*
*Calculated relationship
Milford Cemetery
Ellis County
Texas, USA
Plot: East-5
Created by: Tim Hawkins
Record added: Mar 01, 2008
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William R. Bill Axton
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William R. Bill Axton
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William R. Bill Axton
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