Funeral services for Luther H. Thaxton, 62, of Greenville will be at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 14, 2014 at Boone Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Monday, August 11, 2014 at his home. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens under the direction of Boone Funeral Home, Greenville.
Luther was born March 4, 1952 in Belzoni, MS to Pearl and J. D. Thaxton. He was a long time resident of Greenville off and on since 1972. He was employed as Manager of Hardees from 2004 to 2012.
He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife of twenty-seven years, Kathy Davidson Thaxton of Greenville; daughter, Angela Thaxton Fratesi of Leland; son, Collin Spencer Thaxton of Greenville; 3 sisters, Ramona Thaxton of Seneca, SC, Regenia Reames (Byron) of Seneca, SC and Renee Schnell (Randy) of Atlanta, GA; 2 brothers, James Thaxton (Darlene) of Atlanta, GA and Tony Thaxton (Betsy) of Laurel, MS; 3 grandchildren, Katie Evelyn, Wade and Nathan Fratesi of Leland; eight nephews and special friends, Brenda Hughes and Abe Menhel of Greenville and a host of other friends.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to services at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.