Gregory Allan Paxton, 68, died Tuesday, October 14, 2020.
Mr. Paxton was born April 22, 1952, in Covington a son of the late Parker Mann Paxton and Mary Craft Paxton.
He had served as a parole officer with the Virginia Department of Juvenile Justice. He was a member of McAllister Memorial Presbyterian Church.
Surviving are his Sister, Brenda Lipes of Covington; his Brother, Berkley Paxton and his Wife, JoAnne, of Covington; two nieces, Cristine Manjarres and her husband, Jorge, of Charlotte, NC, and Holly Clapper and her husband, David, of Lynchburg; two nephews, Travis Lipes and his wife, Amber, of Vinton and Chad Dedura and Marissa Dadura, of Galax; great nieces and nephews, Ana Majarres, Sebastian Manjarres, Corrine Lipes and Eli Clapper.
In keeping with his wishes, his body has been cremated.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 17, 2020, at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Arritt Funeral Home with the Rev. Paul Burns officiating.
The family will receive their friends following the service.
The family suggests that donations in his name be made to the American Heart Asssociation; 300 5th Ave., Suite 6; Waltham, MA 02451.