Michael G. Murray
Funeral Director/ Owner
David L. Bixler, 95, of Enola, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 26, 2018
at Brookdale Grandon Farms, Mechanicsburg. He was born on January 5, 1923 in Hegins, PA
to Sadie and David S. Bixler and was the widower of Doris L. Bixler, who passed on May 24, 2016.
They had been married for 73 years. David was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and awarded the Purple
Heart and 3-Bronze Stars. After 43 years of service, he retired from Amtrak as a Locomotive Engineer,
having previously worked for the Pennsylvania, Penn Central, and Conrail Railroads. He also was a member
of the Veterans of Foreign War. David was a member of Summerdale United Methodist Church. He is survived by
his daughter, Patricia Martin and her husband Ronald, 2-sons; Daryl Bixler and his wife Carol, and David P. Bixler
and his wife Marcia, 6-grandchildren; Sheri, Peggy, Ronald Jr., Wendy, Craig, and Dustin, 11-great-grandchildren;
Micaela, Kevin, Ryan, Morgan, Drew, Hunter, Tanner, Rylee, Annabella, Abigail, and Elleanor. He was preceded in death by his sister, Beatrice. Family and friends are invited to a viewing to be held Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Richardson Funeral Home, 29 s. Enola Dr., Enola, followed by a funeral service at 11:00 AM, with the Reverend Nanci L. Kenyon officiating. Burial will be in
Rolling Green cemetery, Camp Hill following the service. In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made
in his honor to the Homeland Hospice, 2300 Vartan Way, Harrisburg, PA 17110. www.richardsonfs.com.