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James A. Sexton

January 20, 1972 ~ October 15, 2021 (age 49)


James A Sexton, 49 of Springfield, formerly of Litchfield, IL passed away Friday afternoon, October 15, 2021, at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, IL. 

James was born January 20, 1972, in Alton, IL, a son of Richard E. and Norma Steward Sexton.  

After attending Litchfield High School he joined the Army and served for 2 years.

He later joined the working field as a store manager for several different convenience stores in Springfield.

He loved his family, especially his children and grandchildren.  He enjoyed fishing, watching NASCAR with close attention to Kevin Harvick and the late Dale Ernhart.  His real talents were  aerosol and oil painting.  

James was preceded in death by his father and sister, Samantha L. England.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, October 23, 2021, from 10:00am to Noon at Litchfield Family Funeral Service, 700 South State Street in Litchfield, IL.

Funeral Services will follow at noon at Litchfield Family Funeral Service.

Burial will follow in Elm Wood Cemetery.

James is survived by his mother and step-father, Norma and Charles Carlsen of Litchfield, IL, son, Brett Sexton of Litchfield, IL, daughter, Kayti Sexton of Auburn, IL, son, John Hegel of Mt. Olive, IL, 4 grandchildren, sister, Tina Ervin of Delaware and companion, Peggy Adams of Springfield, IL.

Memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Project.

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October 23, 2021

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Litchfield Family Funeral Svc (South State Street, Litchfield)

Funeral Service
October 23, 2021

12:00 PM
Litchfield Family Funeral Service Svc (Litchfield)

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