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Obituaries

March 25, 2013

Randal L. Wixson

Nov. 16, 1954-March 25, 2013

ELKHART — Randal L. Wixson, 58, Division Street, died Monday at 6:05 a.m. at Elkhart Hospice House.

He was born Nov. 16, 1954 in Goshen, to Keith L. and Christena (Musselman) Wixson.

He is survived by his sons, Ben Michael, Defiance, Ohio, and James (Beth) Wixson, Bristol; daughter, Brandi (Chris) Stephens, Elkhart; sisters, Tresa (John) Gazarkiewicz and Candi (John) Spencer, both of Benton; brothers, Keith E. (Becky) Wixson, Dunlap, and Jeffrey S. Wixson, New Paris; parents, Keith and Christena Wixson, Benton; and five grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Paul Wixson.

He was involved in farming and did mechanical work. He was a veteran of the United States Army and a member of the American Legion in Osceola. He loved fishing, hunting and shooting with his children.

Friends may call Friday from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral service at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, 311 S. Main St., Goshen.

Burial will be in Benton Lutheran Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

Online messages of condolence may be shared at www.rrefh.com.

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