Bixler, David L.
Jan. 6, 1939 - March 21, 2014
David Lee Bixler, 75, of Venice, formerly of Westerly, RI passed away March 21, 2014 after a long illness. Mr. Bixler served his country in the U.S. Navy
as a hospital corpsman and medic. He was passionate about trees, working as an arborist and owned his own successful tree business in Rhode Island for 40 years. He also loved to write stories and share them at the weekly meetings of his writing club. Preceded in death by his parents Arthur and Esther Bixler, David is survived by Paulette, his loving wife of 47 years, children Katherine Banks of Cranston, RI, Emily Comeau and her husband Drew of Middletown, CT, Jonathan Bixler of Kissimmee, FL, and Nathan Bixler and his wife Stacy of Folsom, CA, grandchildren Amber, Ashley, Rachel, Sam, Molly, Chloe, and Oliver, brother Jack Bixler and his wife Kathi of Pawley's Island, SC, and sister Mary Lou Boyer of Port St. Lucie, FL. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:00 pm on Friday, March 28th at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Venice. Inurnment will take place later in Rhode Island. To send condolences, please visit www.farleyfuneralhome.com
. Farley Funeral Home, Venice Chapel is caring for arrangements.