age 73 of Bloomington, died Sunday October 23 2005 at Bloomington Hospitality House. He was born October 27 1931 in Indianapolis, the son of Cletus O and Mary (Lucas) Axsom. He owned and operated Axsom Sunoco on North Walnut St for over 47 years and was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Burton Woolery Post #18 of the American Legion, AmVets, Loyal Order of Moose and the Eagles Lodge, all in Bloomington.
Survivors include one daughter Tammy Axsom of Greencastle; six sisters Helen Ethelene Tate and husband, Dwight, of Bloomington, Margaret Bock and husband Marion of Bloomington, Susie Verseman of Bloomington, Betty Barger of Fort Myers, FL, Sharon Varner of Gulfort, MS and Clara Axsom of Solsberry; and one brother, Chester Axsom and wife Shirley of Vail, AZ and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Kathy Axsom, three brothers, Cletus Axsom, Jr, Alva Axsom and David Axsom, and one nephew Karl Bock.
Burial was at Valhalla Memory Gardens, where the Veterans Honor Guard conducted militry rites.