Lewis R. Saxton

Lewis R. Saxton, Jr. age 76 of Treasure Lake, DuBois, PA, died Sunday, December 13, 2020, at his home.

Born on May 18, 1944, in DuBois, PA, he was the son of the late Lewis R. and Ruth (Wecker) Saxton, Sr.

He married Penny (Cable) Saxton in 2002 at the Port Barnett United Methodist Church in Brookville, PA.

Lewis retired as an electrician from the Riverside Division of Penn Traffic after many years of service.

He was the owner of the former Bass & Bucks Sporting Goods Store in Home Camp. After his retirement, he was the co-owner of the Medix Hotel. After selling the Medix Hotel, he, along with his cousin, purchased the former Forest Way Inn in Brookville. After selling the Forest Way Inn, he and his wife Penny built & operated the Elk View Diner in Benezette for 14 years until his final retirement.

Lewis is survived by 3 children, Dawn, Dana, & Wayne Saxton; 4 step children, Tina Chillcott & her husband John, Bill Ramey & partner Kim Tharpe, Waylon Boyer and Angie Lahrman & her husband Bert; 1 sister, Marlene Mills; 6 grandchildren, Stephanie Chambers & her husband Derek, Kiara Tharpe, Kairi Weible and Cadence, Spencer & Bryce Lahrman; 2 great grandchildren, Bentley & Conner Chambers; and his faithful dog, Jake.

He was preceded in death by 1 sister, Jane Carr.

Due to our current situation, there will be no public visitation and a memorial service from the Port Barnett United Methodist Church will be announced at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the Port Barnett United Methodist Church, 65 Evans Street, Brookville, PA 15825 and/or Hahne Cancer Center 100 Hospital Avenue, DuBois, PA 15801.

The Baronick Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc. is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences can be sent to www.baronickfuneralhome.com.

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