Mr. Haxton was the first baby born in Randall Hospital in Marysville, Ks. on June 30th of 1930 and passed away on April 29th at the Scott County Hospital at the age of 70.
On September 6th of 1953, he married Beula Walz. He was a newspaper writer for 39 years.
Mr. Haxton was a lifetime member of the VFW, Elks, PGA Tour of Patrons Club and a member of the USGA. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed big band music.
He is survived by two sons; Rod and Kathy of Scott City and David and Sherri of McPherson. 1 daughter, Jody and Randy Pottberg of Salina, 5 grandchildren, 2 step-grandchildren, 1 sister and many nieces and nephews.
His funeral services will be held on Monday, May 3rd, at Price and Sons Funeral Home in Scott City. Inurnment will be at Logan County Cemetery in Oakley.
The family requests that memorials be given to the Ryan Haxton Fieldhouse Memorial Fund of Scott City or the Scott Community Foundation--both in care of Price and Sons Funeral homes; 401 Washington, Scott City, Ks. 67861.
Obituary courtesy of Price and Sons Funeral Homes of Garden City, Scott City, Leoti and Tribune.