Friday, October 30, 2020

Terry L. Haxton Jr. 50

Sumter, SC - Terry L. Haxton Jr. 50, of 3050 Old Spring Road passed away on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester following a brief illness. He was born April 6, 1970 in Wellsville, NY, the son of Terry L. and Alice I. (Griswold) Haxton Sr. On November 24, 2004 in Sumter he married Sue A. Sibert who survives.Terry was raised in Scio and was a 1988 graduate of Scio Central School. In 1989 he joined the U. S. Air Force and served with the 79th Maintenance Squadron as a Lead Production Superintendent until he was honorably discharged in 2013. He then moved to the United Arab Emirates and became a contractor for the Abu Dhabi Air Force for two years. He moved back to Sumter and enjoyed, hunting, fishing, woodworking and traveling the United States with his loving wife. He was a member of Aldersgate Methodist Church in Sumter. Terry's family would like to thank the 816 ICU Team at Strong Memorial Hospital for their loving care.

He is survived by his wife Sue; his children: Matthew Haxton, and Samantha (Nick) Haxton Frederick; his mother, Alice Haxton; siblings: Rebecca Haxton and Thaddeus Haxton; his grandmother, Ella Mae Haxton; his mother-in-law, Mary T. Sibert; a sister-in-law, Ronda Gosney and her family; as well as several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was predeceased by his father Terry on October 4, 2020; his grandfather, Lawrence Haxton; and his beloved bonus dad, Sonny Huffman.  

Friends are invited to a memorial service on Saturday, November 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm at Aldersgate Methodist Church in Sumter, SC, with Rev. Marcus Johnson presiding. Please consider memorial donations to the Aldersgate Methodist Church, 211 Alice Drive Sumter, SC 29150. To leave online condolences, please visit


  1. Sue, I'm so sorry for your loss. You two were always so good together. I loved watching you tease him, and him getting flustered.
    He was a great guy, loved and respected by just about everyone that met him.

  2. Wow. I did not know this man,but i did know him father. I cared for him at Highland. Im extremely sorry for all the heartache this family has endured this last few montgs. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.