Alton Coxwell, Jr., 79, of Blountstown, passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2011, in Blountstown.
Mr. Coxwell was born in Blountstown to the late Alton Sr. and Malzie Coxwell and served a short period in the US Army before moving back to Calhoun County. He was a member of Gateway Baptist Church and was the owner and operator of Coxwell Wholesale Bait for over 50 years.
Survivors include his wife, Bernice, of Blountstown; three sons, Rickey Coxwell and his wife, Sue, Mickey Coxwell and Chuck Coxwell, all of Blountstown; two daughters, Peggy Thrasher and her husband, Mark, of Centreville, Mississippi, and Cathy McWaters and her husband, Bo, of Clarksville; seven grandchildren, Heather, Chase, Leslie, Cayla, Camren, Megan and Carly and one great grandchild, Logan.
Funeral services will be held at 3 PM Saturday, July 23, from the Adams Funeral Home Chapel in Blountstown with Reverend David Goodman officiating. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Friday, July 22, at the Adams Funeral Home in Blountstown.
Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements (ph. 674-5449). Online condolences may be made at adamsfh.com