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David Sexton

David Hartford Sexton, 82, of Lexington was called home and received into the loving arms of his Lord and Savior Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, while surrounded by his family.

David was born on Dec. 13, 1935, in Lincoln County,  to the late William and Lula Mae (Jenkins) Sexton.

David grew up in Hopewell Baptist Church in Harrodsburg and was currently an active member of Trinity Baptist Church in Lexington. He served his country proudly for eight years in the National Guard. He was an artist, writer, farmer and loved to square dance. David was also a three-time cancer survivor.

He was a loving man who adored his wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandson and gave freely his time to be with them. He and his wife, Brenda, were involved with Meals-On-Wheels at Trinity Baptist Church. David’s faith in the Lord and love for his family will be missed by anyone who had the pleasure of knowing him.

David is survived by his devoted wife, Brenda Sexton; daughter, Janice Hagman; son, Michael David (Donna) Sexton; step daughter, Jennifer Wood; step son, Larry Hume; grandchildren, Nicholas Hagman, Jaclyn (Michael) Bryant, Christopher Sexton, Chelsea, Harrison, Nicholas, Lance and Anaston Wood; great-grandson, Asher Bryant; brother, James (Margaret Lee) Sexton, and son-in-law, John Hagman.

Family received friends at Milward – Man O’ War, on Monday, Oct. 29. Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Oct. 30, with Pastor Donovan Stewart presiding. Burial was in the Hopewell Baptist Cemetery in Harrodsburg.

In honor of his legacy, David’s family requests that in lieu of flowers please direct memorial contributions to Meals-On-Wheels, c/o Trinity Baptist Church, 1675 Strader Dr, Lexington, KY 40505. To share a remembrance of David or offer condolences to his family, please visit

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