Tuesday, January 9th, 2007
Mercer County native James Ross "Jim" Buxton, 84, died Dec. 27, 2006, in Tucson, Ariz.
He was born Oct. 10, 1922, in Mercer County, to Carl and Myrtle Buxton. On Dec. 28, 1943, he married Frieda Bollenbacher, who survives in Tucson.
Also surviving are a son, Bradley (Jill), Tucson; three daughters, Carol (Bill) Thomas, Show Low, Ariz., Rikki (Ron) Doyle, Tucson, and Kandice (Doug) Paffel, Stanley, Wisc.; six grandchildren and six-great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a brother, Glenn.
He was a veteran of World War II and a member of American Legion Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 549, Tucson, and Disabled American Veterans 2.
Services were Jan. 2, 2007, in Tucson. Burial was at South Lawn Cemetery, Tucson.
Arrangements were by Dignity Memorial, Tucson.