David Dorsey

David Dorsey "Sonny" Saxon

Saturday, February 6th, 1937 - Wednesday, December 9th, 2020
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David Dorsey “Sonny” Saxon, age 83 of Lula, passed away on Wednesday, December 9, 2020.

Born in Lula, Georgia on February 6, 1937, he was a son of the late Grady Price Saxon and Idell Smith Saxon. Mr. Saxon served his country in the National Guard and founded David Saxon Construction in 1964. Mr. Saxon was an active and hardworking man who enjoyed trading cars and equipment. He was a member of Belton Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Carol Lavern Jordan Saxon; brother and sister-in-law, Paul & Irene Saxon; brothers-in-law, Talmadge Echols and Howard Collins.

Surviving are his daughter and son-in-law, Sandra & Ricky Cronic of Lula; son and daughter-in-law, Doug & Lisa Saxon of Lula; grandchildren and spouses, Tyler & Amanda Cronic, Austin & Havolynne Saxon, Logen Saxon, Baylee Saxon and Sydney Saxon; great-grandchildren, Chesnie Cronic, Chanler Cronic, Ellie Cronic, Ava Saxon, Sarah Lewis Saxon and Truett Saxon; brother and sister-in-law, Grady & Linda Saxon of Lula; sisters, Rachel Echols and Anita Collins both of Lula; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Private graveside services will be held at Belton Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Swayne Cochran officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mr. Saxon’s memory to Belton Baptist Church, c/o Ronnie D. Loggins, 6625 Belton Bridge Road, Lula, GA 30554.

Those in attendance are asked to please adhere to the public health and social distancing guidelines regarding COVID-19.

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Private Graveside Services will be held at Belton Baptist Church Cemetery.


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Howard Cooper

Posted at 07:31pm
Our prayers and deepest sympathy in the loss of your loved one. He was a very nice man and I enjoyed working with him on several projects thru the years.
Yours In Christ,
Howard & Carol Cooper
Talmo, Georgia

Paula Dyer

Posted at 11:05pm
Jr and our family thought the world of Sonny and Lavern bet their all rejoicing together and Brett thought lots of Sonny he put Brett on a Dozer told him what did what said don t hit fence and be sure hit Gowder Brett will tell you how much Sonny taught him we all loved ur Mom and Dad.Praying for y’all love u!!JR Dyer family
S Posted at 05:19pm

Thank you for remembering my daddy.

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