Obituary of Newcomb H. Saxton (1898-1966)

Newcomb H. Saxton was the son of Simeon Saxton and Sarah Melluish, and the husband of Leora S. Tolman.

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Obituary of Newcomb H. Saxton (1898-1966) - Newcomb H. Saxton Newcom!? H. Sixt3=, 68, N...
Newcomb H. Saxton Newcom!? H. Sixt3=, 68, N Prlncton, died early today Bannock Memorial Hospital fo lowing a heart attack. Mr. Saxton was born March 1888 In Rigby, son of Slmeo and Sarah Melluish Saxton. H married Anna Edith Madse April 3, 1918 in the Salt Lak LDS temple. She died Nov. K 1944. t H e marrie Leora S. To man Oct. 1, 194 in Logan, Utah Mr. S a x t lived in Rigb until 1943 whe he came to Po catellc, and wa employed at th Naval Ordnanc plant Until ll Mr. Saxton operation e n ed. The past seven years he been custodian of the LDS Sixt Ward Chapel. During its con structlon, Mr. Saxton gave hours toward Its completion. A high priest in the Sixt Ward, Mr. Saxton was a wan clerk to Bishop Taylor Cottle the time of his death. He had served as financial clerk to three bishops. He was a coun selor In the bishopric in a ward, and later In Pocatello to Bishop Arnold Reddish. He hat served as a scoutmaster, Sunday Sunday ichool superintendent, itake secretary of the YMMIA and many other positions in the church, In 1956 he wan called to of ficlate as a temple worker in the Idaho Falls temple. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and reading. Survivors Include his widow Pocatello; four sons, Lynn C Saxton, Pocatello; Dell E. Sax ton and Joseph H, Barrett, Og den, and William H. Barrett Green Castle, Ind.; two daughters, daughters, Mrs. Rex (Zoe) Rolfe Rigby and Mrs. Clyde (llene) MIoMteton, Ogden; 24 grandchil dren; three sisters, Mrs. Delda Wright, Mrs. Olive Brown, Po- eatello, and Mrs. W. R. Richardson, Los Angeles. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Manning Fu neral Chapel. 3 n [. ; ^ t ,, i ' J j J , base., en,, , , a

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  1. Idaho State Journal,
  2. 22 Mar 1966, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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  • Obituary of Newcomb H. Saxton (1898-1966) — Newcomb H. Saxton was the son of Simeon Saxton and Sarah Melluish, and the husband of Leora S. Tolman.

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