Tyrone Paxton

Published 12:01 am Friday, April 29, 2016

July 24, 1965 – April 19, 2016

NATCHEZ — Memorial services for Tyrone “TP” Paxton, 51, of Dallas, formerly of Natchez, who died Tuesday, April 19, 2016, in Dallas, will be 9 a.m. Saturday at George F. West Sr. Memorial Chapel at West Gate Funeral Home. 04:29 TyronePaxton obitpic

A private burial will follow at the Bedford Plantation Cemetery in Cannonsburg under the direction of West Gate Funeral Home.

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Mr. Paxton was born July 24, 1965, in Natchez, the son of Roosevelt Johnson and Mary Moore Paxton.

Tyrone was a 1983 graduate of North Natchez High School. He continued his education at Jackson State University and Copiah-Lincoln Community College in Wesson. He was also served in the U.S. Marines Corp.

Tyrone was athletic and loved to draw.

Survivors include one daughter, Tori Paxton; three sisters, Addie Robinson, Mary Ann Proby and Shunda Wilson; special friends, Elva Blackwell and Greg Terrell; and other relatives and friends.