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Gregory E. Paxson
1959 2024

Gregory E. Paxson

September 26, 1959 — May 2, 2024

Gregory E. Paxson, age 64, passed away surrounded by loving family in his home Thursday May 2nd , 2024. Greg was born September 26, 1959, in Dayton, OH. He was a longtime resident of Xenia, OH and graduate of Xenia High School in 1977.

Greg was proceeded in death by is Father, Darrell L. Paxson; Nephew, Joshua Cull; Mother-In-Law, Wanda Faye Young; and Brother-In-Law, Robert L. Young.

He leaves behind his loving wife of 46 years, Denise Jean Paxson; twin daughters: Erica Paxson & Erin (Kelcie) Paxson; Grandchildren: Hooper C. Paxson & Carter F. Paxson; Mother: Karen Paxson; Siblings: Deb Cull, Chris (Jenny) Paxson, Cindy (Daryl) Berger; Brother-In-Law Rickey (Becky) Young; as well as many other nieces, nephews, great-nieces/nephews, extended family, and dear friends.

Greg was a staple not just in our hearts, but in the community as well! From his time spent as a body shop manager, to time as an insurance appraiser, or the being the longtime Xenia High School Softball Coach, a three-time Graduate of the Charles W. Howard Santa School, or to most importantly, becoming "Everyone's Santa", Greg left an incredible mark on hearts. His unwavering kindness and love of others, both young and old, helped all to "BELIEVE" and hold fast to that magical holiday spirit. His impact simply cannot be measured.

He will be missed by all who knew him; because to know him was absolutely to LOVE him.

Until we meet again…

In leu of flowers, Greg and family would like to continue to spread Christmas Cheer and ask that donations be made to the Charles W. Howard Santa School, .

Visitation will be held from 3:00pm-6:00pm, on Thursday, May 9, 2024, at Newcomer Funeral Home, 3380 Dayton-Xenia Rd., Beavercreek, where a Celebration of Greg's life will begin at 6:00pm.

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