Funeral services for Roger Dale Saxon, 74, of Terrell, TX, are scheduled for 11:00 AM, Monday, October 25, 2021, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Wills Point. Burial will follow at Creagleville Cemetery in Grand Saline.
Roger passed away on Monday, October 18, 2021, in Sunnyvale, TX.
Roger Saxon was born on October 22, 1946, in Ben Wheeler, TX, to parents, Luther Elmo Saxon and Nannie Saleta Shackleford Saxon. He was raised in Murchison, TX, where he graduate from high school. Roger married Belinda Weeks on September 24, 1966, in Grand Saline at the Assembly of God Church. He operated heavy machinery with Bill Saxon and worked for Merchants Truck Line as a truck driver for twenty-two years. Roger enjoyed fishing, loved to spend time with his grandchildren and was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Belinda Saxon; parents, Luther and Nannie Saxon; brother, Bill Saxon; and a grandson, Chase Saxon.
Roger is survived by his daughter, Rhonda Craft of Terrell; sons, Rodney Saxon of Wills Point and Michael Saxon of Terrell; grandchildren, Heather Craft, Christopher Craft, Cody Saxon, Callie Saxon, Chancey Saxon, Kaylea Saxon, Kasey Saxon, Arron Sabella and Riley Saxon; brothers, Elmer Saxon of Ben Wheeler and Quinton Saxon of New Mexico; sisters, Wanda Sullivan of Lindale and Linda Herbert of Houston; fourteen great grandchildren; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 6:00-8:00 PM, Sunday, October 24, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Wills Point.
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