Wayne A. Paxon, Jr.

Willig Funeral Home & Crematory

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | June 19, 2024

Wayne A. Paxon, Jr., age 75, of McKeesport, died June 15, 2024, at AHN Forbes Hospital.  Born February 13, 1949, in McKeesport, he was the son of the late Wayne Sr. and Rose (Topolnak) Paxon.

Wayne made an indelible mark on those around him with his unwavering commitment to his work as an exterminator and his brave service as an Army Veteran.  Those who knew Wayne remember him as a man of resilience and camaraderie, finding joy in the simple pleasures of life.  Whether honing his skills at the pool table with his dearest sister or engaging in friendly competition at family gatherings pitching horseshoes and playing cards, Wayne's laughter and warmth were ever present, making each moment spent in his company a cherished memory.

Wayne is survived by his sons, Wayne (Angela) Paxon, III and Christopher Paxon; grandchildren, Mila, Destiny, Christina, Christopher, and Gavin; sisters, Bertha and Mary Paxon; and nieces and nephews.  In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by siblings, William Paxon and Patricia Matthews.  Arrangements were entrusted to Willig Funeral Home & Crematory.  Condolences and memories may be shared at
Charles Danforth, Supervisor

Originally published June 19, 2024.

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