Christopher Jason Troxell

Age: 33
Address: Burnsville, North Carolina
Date of Death:  Wednesday, December 25, 2013
Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Services

Details: Christopher Jason Troxell of Burnsville, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, December 25th, 2013 at his home.  
     A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Sherry Peterson Troxell, who passed away in June of this year and Christopher Raymond Troxell of Mars Hill.  He was also preceded in death by his grandfathers, Fred Peterson and Joseph “Bud” Troxell; and uncle, Tim Troxell, who passed away in February of 2004.
     Jason worked with Peterson Floor Sanding with his uncle, Tim Peterson and was a musician with his band, “Spill The Blood” and was an artist.  He also worked with Burnsville Siding and Roofing and had worked with various restaurants.  He was a good father, son, brother and friend to all who knew him.
     Surviving in addition to his father is his fiancée, Tasha Peterson of the home; his grandmothers: Brenda Sue Peterson of Burnsville and Delores Hensley of St. Augustine, Florida; two sons:  Gabriel Maxwell Troxell of Milledgeville, GA and Anton Xavier Troxell of the home; sister, Alecia Troxell Sams and husband, Jeremy, of Mars Hill and his niece, Elizabeth “Izzy” Sams of Mars Hill.  Several aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.
     A Graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 28th in the Troxell Family Cemetery on White Oak Creek Road.  Rev. Derwin Barnett, Sr. will officiate.  Pallbearers will be:  James DeStio, Wayne Phillips, David Byrd, T.J. Good, Joshua Swink and Thomas Burnette.  Family and friends are asked to meet between 1 and 1:15 p.m. at the old Taylor Togs building in Micaville to go in procession to the cemetery.
     At other times, the family will be at the home of his future mother-in-law, Sharon Barnett in Green Mountain.  To send an online condolence please visit the website:

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