Francis A. Buxton, 91, of Scio, died Saturday Sept. 25, 2010 in Amberwood Manor, New Philadelphia.

Born Nov. 21, 1918 near Tappan Lake, he was a son of the late Earl and Laura Fulton Buxton.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Helen Campbell Buxton on Jan. 29, 2007. They were married Feb. 23, 1940. Also preceding him in death are his eldest daughter, Ruth Ann Brooks in 1967, son-in-law Bob Brooks and brother-in-law Homer Beckley.

Services will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. in Pleasant Valley Church, Scio with Pastor Robert King officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Valley Cemetery. Friends may call Monday from 5-8 p.m. at Koch Funeral Home, Scio and Tuesday from 10-11 a.m. at the church.

A full obituary will appear in the next edition of the Harrison News-Herald.