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Charles Russell Haxton

October 3, 1930 ~ December 1, 2018 (age 88)

Rev. Charles Russell Haxton, age 88, of Glendale, passed away, Saturday, December 1, 2018, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.


He was an Air Force veteran during the Korean conflict, a retired minister, carpenter and a member of LaRue Baptist Church in Hodgenville.


Charles was preceded in death by his parents, Joe Clark and Irene Swartwood Haxton; three sisters, Ruth Cook, Jean Greene and Cora Watson; five brothers, Joe, Jerry, Walter, William and Victor Haxton; two sons-in-law, Brian Hanke and Richard Edblom and a great-great-grandson, Ryder Lee Tisdell.


He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Beverly McCracken Haxton; four daughters, Marianne (Rodney) Violette of Mississippi, Jo Edblom of Elizabethtown, Judy (Eddie) Mowrer of New Mexico and Rebecca (Fred) Johns of Colorado; three sons, Charles B. (Ida) Haxton of Minnesota, Stephen Haxton of Texas and James (Kim) Haxton of New York; one brother, John (Oleava) Haxton of New York; 21 grandchildren; 28 great- grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.


Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM Thursday, December 6, 2018, at LaRue Baptist Church in Hodgenville with Pastor Donald Kennedy and Rev. Jim Rockensock officiating. Burial will follow in the Elizabethtown City Cemetery.


Visitation will be 4 to 8 PM Wednesday at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville and after 12 PM Thursday at the church.





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