Ernest Laxton, 64, of Duck, WV, passed away on January 4, 2020 at home.

Ernest is survived by his daughters, Jocelyn Belt and Tarayn Sears; his companion of 31 years Clara Sears; brothers, Tommy Laxton and Rodney (Jane) Laxton; sisters, Sandra Gill, Eva (David) Altizer, Gloria (Greg) Sears, Rita (Gary) Payne, Teresa (Richard) Drake and Nancy Laxton; two grandchildren; Abigail Dutcher and Nolan Belt; and many nieces and nephews.

Ernest was preceded in death by his parents Romas and Margaret Duncan Laxton.

Graveside service for Ernest was held January 8, 2020 at the Laxton Cemetery, Dundon, WV, at 12 p.m. with the Wayne Litton and David Altizer officiating.

The family invited his friends to gather with the family at the Big Otter Community Building at 3 p.m.  in celebration of his life. In lieu of flowers donations can be made at Clay County Bank under Ernest Laxton  Funeral Services.

Friends may send on-line condolences to the family at www.carlwilsonfuneralhome.com.

Wilson-Smith is honored to be serving the Laxton family.