Walter Joel Saxon

October 1, 1944 — December 27, 2015

Walter Joel Saxon

Mr. Walter Joel Saxon, 71, of Brandon, MS, passed away Sunday, December 27, 2015, in Madison County. Visitation will be 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 30, 2015, at Ray Funeral Home. Celebration of Life services will immediately follow beginning at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 30, 2015, at Ray Funeral Home with Rev. Al Cummins and Rev. John Saxon officiating. Interment will be in New Cleveland Cemetery. Mr. Saxon was born in Cary, MS, on October 1, 1944, to James Marcus Saxon and Claudine Strickland Saxon. He graduated from Cleveland High School then furthered his education at Delta State University by obtaining a degree in Biology. He worked as an entrepreneur for the majority of his life by using the many skills he possessed. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, kayaking, and most importantly spending time with his family. He is preceded in death by his parents, James Marcus Saxon and Claudine Strickland Saxon. Mr. Saxon is survived by his sons, Walter Joel Saxon, II (Tracey) of Brandon and Steven W. Saxon of Cleveland; grandchildren, Kristin Saxon and Drew Saxon of Brandon, and Samantha Saxon of Cleveland; sisters, Jimmie Ray (Michael) of Cleveland and Mary Papenhagen (Ken) of Tecumseh, MI; brothers, Don Saxon (Sarah) of Bella Vista, AR and James Saxon (Sarah) of Grenada; mother of his children, Judy Saxon of Cleveland; and a host of nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be James Ray, Marty Hall, Robert Hall, John Hall, Gabe Saxon, Michael Chad Saxon, and Ryan Taylor.

Visitation



10:00 am - 11:00 am Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Ray Funeral Home 206 Bishop Road Cleveland, Mississippi, United States

Celebration of Life Services



11:00 am Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Ray Funeral Home 206 Bishop Road Cleveland, Mississippi, United States

Interment



New Cleveland Cemetery North Bolivar Road Cleveland, Mississippi, United States
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