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WINTER HAVEN - Mr. Russell Glen Pixley, age 89, a resident of Winter Haven passed away Tuesday, August 5, 2014, at Winter Haven Hospital due to natural causes.
Mr. Pixley was born November 11, 1924, in Henryville, Indiana, to Amos and Bertha (Carter) Pixley. He was a Polk Co. resident since 1955 coming from Indiana. He was a retired Poultry Farmer and also worked for Fleetwing Corp. He enjoyed mowing grass, traveling, woodworking and loved being a handyman.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife Doris; 2 brothers George & Lloyd.
Russell is survived by his loving family: 2 sons: Wayne (Karen) Pixley of Auburndale, Alan (Pama) Pixley of Lakeland, daughter: Brenda (Bill) Castleberry of Winter Haven, sister: Helen (Donnie) Graf of IN, 5 grandchildren: Scott, Justin, Michael, Megan & Nicholas, 8 great grandchildren: Daniel, Kiersten, Justin Jr., Kaylee, Aiden, Evan, Sydney & Lily.
Funeral services will be 10 AM Friday, August 8, 2014, at Kersey Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Burial Park.
Visitation will be held Thursday, August 7, 2014 from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at the funeral home.
Kersey Funeral Home
108 Lake Stella Drive Auburndale, FL 33823
Published in Ledger from Aug. 7 to Aug. 8, 2014