Ian David Haxton, 30, of Winchester, Virginia, died Saturday, June 6, 2015, in Arizona. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he was serving with the Veterans Fire Corps, which trains recent-era military veterans for careers in wildfire mitigation. Ian passed away unexpectedly while participating in a federal firefighter pack test.
Ian was born October 26, 1984, in Winchester, Virginia, the son of William Haxton and Robin Norris.
He married Megan Cowgill on April 13, 2013.
Ian was a beloved husband, father, son, brother, and friend. He also was a poet, enthusiastic woodsman, talented comedian, connoisseur of all things fine, and legendary bluesman.
In addition to his wife and parents, he is survived by his sister, Mollie Stanford, and her husband, Doug; and children, Myjestic, Alyssya, Jillian, and Kaitlyn.