Ronald J. “Spider” Paxson Sr., 65, of Zanesville, died at 3:22 PM on Friday, September 27, 2019 at Genesis Hospice- Morrison House, Zanesville. He was born September 5, 1954, in St. Petersburg, Florida, to the late Clarence “Red” and Mary Wells Paxson. He retired as a truck driver for over 20 years from JB Hunt. “Spider” consistently went to The Barn from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM every day to socialize with his friends. He enjoyed fishing, golfing, college football (Ohio State Buckeyes) and Pro Football especially the Minnesota Vikings.
Surviving are a son, Ronnie (Shania) Paxson of Zanesville; a granddaughter, Riley Paxson; and a brother, Robert (Connie) Paxson.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a son, Michael “Sheets” Paxson.
Friends and family may call from 6-8 PM on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at BOLIN-DIERKES FUNERAL HOME, 1271 BLUE AVENUE, ZANESVILLE where funeral services will be held on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 11:00 AM with Chaplain Nathan Nordine officiating. Ronald will be laid to rest at Fultonham Cemetery, Fultonham, Ohio beside his beloved son, Michael “Sheets” Paxson.
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