Family Login:

Share This Obituary

Arrangements made by

Tucker Funeral Home

113 North Third Street
Central City, KY 42330
Get Directions

Profile of Tucker Funeral Home

View Phone Number
View Fax Number
Email Us

Memories & Candles

“To a friend that I will never forget,I do not know the word to say. But to Nancy, Jamie, Beckey he was the best person that anyone could know. He...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Phillip Burden - Central city, KY

“Nancy, I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family. Let is too short as I well know after my brother passed away last year...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Yvonne Taylor - New iberia, LA

“RIP Eddie. You will be greatly missed by your many friends, classmates, and loving family. Your family will be in our thoughts & prayers during this...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Robert (Bob) Cron - Wylie, TX

“I am so sorry for your loss. My dad talked fondly of Eddie. Abigale and I will be out of town during the funeral or we would have attended. Please...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Melinda Dorris - Central City, KY

“My sincere condolences to the Paxton family ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Billy Littlefield - Central City, KY

“Nancy, I am so sorry to hear of Eddie's passing. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Angela Noffsinger - Bellevue, OH

“Nancy and family, I am so sorry for you love and prayers are with you. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Tracy Barnett - Rumsey, KY

“So very sorry for your loss. It was an honor meeting Eddie and Nancy and their family. He was a very nice person going through incredibly difficult...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Cindy Waltz - owensboro, KY

“I'm so very sorry for your loss. Sending love, hugs and prayers ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Kathy Everly - Sacramento, KY

“Love you daddy. I will miss you terribly and will think of you everyday. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Jamie Paxton - Hanson, KY - Son

“So sorry for your loss, Becky. Prayers for you and your family. Love, Mary Wright. ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Mary Wright - Greenville, KY

Army Emblem

CENTRAL CITY - Walter E. "Eddie" Paxton, 71, of Central City, passed away after a difficult battle with Amyloidosis on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at his home surrounded by his wife and children. He was born May 3, 1948, to the late Pete Paxton and Elizabeth "Meck" Durall Paxton. He graduated from Central City High School in 1966. Eddie was a Vietnam War Veteran, serving two years in the U.S. Army. He was of the Baptist faith. Eddie worked as an Electrical Engineer at G. E. in Owensboro, Reed Minerals, and was currently working part-time at Brewco. He enjoyed the camaraderie and friendship that work provided. He enjoyed spending time with his family and his cat Bear, gardening, and road trips with friends. He loved to visit the Gulf of Mexico and watch the ocean. He was preceded in death by his parents; and step-father Murphy Comeaux.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Nancy Walker Paxton; daughter Rebecca (Shannon) Coombs of Central City; son Jamie (Hailee) Paxton of Hanson; grandchildren Connor Coombs, Emma Coombs, Tinley Paxton, Dayton Jones, Addison Hayes, and Tanner Hayes; sister Jimmie Lou Allen; step-sisters Laura Mothersbaugh and Suzanne Fulkerson; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Saturday, July 6, 2019, at 1:00PM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Bro. Shane Garrett officiating. Burial in Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday after 10:00AM at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at