Valdosta Daily Times


March 24, 2014

Graham (Thaxton) Sale Jr.

-- — Graham (Thaxton) Sale Jr., 63, of Lake Park, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, March 21, 2014, at his home.

He was born Sept. 12, 1950 in Valdosta, and retired as a Supervisor from ADM in 2012, after 38 years of employment. Mr. Sale was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He loved hunting, his dogs (his two closest companions, Penny and Radar), and was a history buff.

He is survived by his wife of forty-one years, Pamela Sale of Lake Park; two sons, Graham Sale and fiancé Aron Robertson of Dasher, and Michael Sale and wife Andi of Valdosta; six grandchildren, Zach, McKenzie, Brylie, Jayden, Hallie and Thaxton Sale; his mother, Betty Jo Murphy and her husband Dr. Frank Murphy of Lakeland, Fla.; two sisters, Mardi Brenner of Polk City, Fla., and Emily Plymale and husband Darren of Odessa, Fla.; his mother-in-law, Verlie Simpson of Valdosta; and numerous sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son, William Ashley Sale; his father, Graham (Chic) Sale; and his father-in-law, Bill Simpson.

A celebration of Thaxton’s life will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at the Chapel of Carson McLane Funeral Home, with Rev. Ted Sauls officiating. The family will receive friends following the service. Condolences may be conveyed online at — Carson McLane Funeral Home, Valdosta

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