Victor Leroy Saxe

March 20, 1920 - July 6, 2012
Victor Leroy Saxe

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Mills River, NC

Victor Leroy Saxe, 92, died Friday, July 6, 2012 at Beystone Health & Rehabilitation Center in Fletcher, NC.

He was born on March 20, 1920 in Edwards County, IL. He was preceded in death by: two spouses, Neva Hocking Saxe and Mary McCormack Saxe; a daughter, renee Sickle; and two sisters, Gwendolyn Rotramel and Mildred Imogene Saxe.

Mr. Saxe served his country in WWII in the US Army 287th Signal Company in the South Pacific including New Guinea and the Philippines, attaining the rank of Master Sergeant. He then worked as a civilian computer technician for the US Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, OH for many years until retirement. Mr. Saxe served as an elder at the Christian Church in Fairborn, Ohio. After moving to NC, he became a faithful member and worker at Oak Grove Christian Church of Arden.

He is survived by his wife, Alice Saxe of Mills River; a sister, Dorris Frankland of Albion, IL; two stepsons, James McCormack and his wife Tracy of Austin, TX and Jeff Keener and his wife Farrah of Candler, NC; a step-daughter, Beverly Swann and her husband Kevin of Brevard, NC; and several step-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, July 21, 2012 at Oak Grove Christian Church. Interment will take place at Highland Memorial Cemetery in Mt. Carmel, IL at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Oak Grove Christian Church, 5 Morris Road, Arden, NC 28704.

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  • July 13, 2012
    Frank & Mary Harrison says:
    Victor was a faithful servant of the Lord, and we were good friends for many years. He has gone home to be with his Lord. May God bless his family in their loss.

  • July 15, 2012
    Karen Brown says:
    Alice,Jeff&Farrah,So sorry for your loss keeping your family in prayers.

  • July 18, 2012
    Sandy and Bill Fussner says:
    We are so thankful for the time we had we our Uncle Victor and happy he is at peace now. He was a good man with a kind heart. He loved serving his church and brought many blessings to it.

  • July 18, 2012
    Lynda Davis says:
    Alice, I am so sorry for your loss, but happy that Mr.Victor has been promoted to Heaven.I think of allthe good times we had at the Feed and Seed.I was so honored to dance with such a sweet gentleman. I am sure I will see him and the family are in my prayers.In Crist love, Lynda Davis;

  • July 28, 2012
    James Baldwin says:
    Truly sorry to hear of Mr. Saxe's passing. He was our neightbor for 10 years and a good friend. We shared chickens and gardening interests. He had great stroies from a life well lived. I will miss him.