Paul T. Sexton (best known by his CB handle  "Santa Claus"), 67, of Clinton, formerly of Oneida, passed away April 14, 2014, at Pioneer Community Hospital of Scott in Oneida.

Born in Oneida, April 9, 1947, he was preceded in death by his parents, Archie and Geneva Babb Sexton; grandparents, Robert and Stella Babb; niece, Paula Yancey; and step-son, Tommy Neal.

He is survived by his wife Sharon Sexton of Oneida; children: Misty (Terry) Davis, and Paul (Buddy) Sexton, Jr., of Knoxville; sisters: Irene (Johnny) Yancey and Inas Lane, both of Oneida; brothers: Charles ëWompieí (Rhonda) Sexton of Oneida, and James Sexton of Harriman; five grandchildren, one great-grandchild, special friend, Lester Collins; and several nieces, nephews, and many other relatives.

Funeral service was conducted April 17, in the chapel of Jones and Son Funeral Home with Bro. Ronnie Duncan officiating. Music was provided by Zachary Sexton. Graveside service was conducted April 18, at Sexton Memorial Cemetery.

Arrangements by Jones and Son Funeral Home.