Stephen E. Thaxton, 60, a hairdresser who last worked at Shear Designs by Lecia in Greenbelt, died April 26 at his home in Mayo, in Anne Arundel County. He had a brain tumor.

Mr. Thaxton spent his career working in Prince George’s County and left Shear Designs about two years ago.

Stephen Edward Thaxton was born in Washington and grew up in Adelphi. He graduated from High Point High School in Beltsville and attended the University of Maryland. 

Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Judith Moxley Thaxton of Mayo, and two brothers.

— Adam Bernstein