Myron "Mike" Sexton was born June 5, 1931 in Mitchell to Harry and Catherine (Lins) Sexton. He attended school at Notre Dame in Mitchell. He served in the US Army during the Korean War with Company B 196th Regiment. In 1948 he married Mavis Foster and to this union a son Mike and a daughter Debi was born. In 1957 he married Norma Jean Watkins and to this union sons Larry and Shawn and daughter Roxane were born. For many years Mike was a sub-contractor to the federal government where he worked on many of the Presidential Libraries and federal buildings throughout the United States. He worked for the Reginald Martin Insurance Agency where he earned Man of the Year Award during his first year. He enjoyed remodeling old houses and during the last ten years before retiring, he built motels in Texas, Colorado and Virginia. After retirement he and Jean spent winters in Hawaii and California. He was a member of the Marvest Community Church of the Nazarene.
He is survived by his wife, Jean, son, Mike (Paula) Sexton, Springfield, MO; daughter, Debi (Jim) Wells, Jefferson, MO; son, Larry (Jane) Sexton, Mitchell; Roxane (Cory) Miller, Menifee, CA; 11 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, brother, Gene (Lila) Sexton, Mitchell; sisters-in-law, Grace Sexton, Billings, MT; Emma Sexton, Scotland; Donna (Arden) Smith, Farmington, IA; Stanley (Marilyn) Watkins, Donnellson, IA and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his son Shawn, granddaughter, Lexi Wells, sisters, Mildred, Helen, Hilda, Betty and brothers, John and Melvin.
A Memorial Fund is being established.