- Deceased's name: William Edward Saxton
- Age: 86
- Date: June 4, 2012
- Hometown: Plymouth, MI
- Survived by: His loving wife Valerie. Beloved father of Allen (Barbara) Saxton, Craig (Heidi) Saxton and Christopher (Terry) Saxton.
William Edward Saxton, owner and operator of Saxton's Garden Center in Plymouth, passed away with his family at his side on June 4, 2012 at the age of 86. Born in Hazel Park, Michigan to parents Dean and Margaret Saxton.
Survived by his loving wife Valerie. Beloved father of Allen (Barbara) Saxton, Craig (Heidi) Saxton and Christopher (Terry) Saxton. Preceded in death by his daughter Karin Saxton. Proud grandfather of Nichelle (Ruben) Dominguez, Lauren Saxton, Christopher Saxton and Sarah Saxton. Great grandfather of Connor. Dear brother of Dean Saxton and Margaret Saxton.
A memorial service was held June 8 at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 574 South Sheldon Road, Plymouth. Memorials may be made to the Plymouth Historical Museum, 155 South Main, Plymouth, MI 48170 or to Hospice of Michigan (Donation Processing Center) 400 Mack Ave. Detroit, MI 48201.