Michael S. Bixler

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Michael Sellman Bixler, 67, of Hanover, Pa., died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at home.

Born Aug. 26, 1945, in Hanover, he was the son of the late Paul Sellman and Jeanne Babylon Bixler. He was the husband of Judy Alban Bixler, his wife of 40 years.

He was a job service supervisor for the State of Maryland with 40 years of service and retired in 2009. He was a 1963 graduate of Westminster High School and a 1968 graduate of the University of Baltimore.

He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Manchester, the Republican Club of Hanover and the Hanover Cyclers Club for 30 years. An avid bicyclist he enjoyed riding his bike and had ridden more than 100,000 miles, which he had tracked on each trip. He was an avid sports fan and was a lifelong fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pirates and Penguins. He enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family and friends.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are children Bryan Daniel Bixler and wife Kristy, of Spring Grove, Pa., and Meghan Elizabeth Lee and husband Christopher, of Charlotte, N.C.; a brother, Paul Scott Bixler, of Union Bridge; a granddaughter, Ava Elizabeth Lee; and a nephew, Mark Bixler, of Westminster.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m Friday at Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, 3296 Charmil Drive, Manchester.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Revs. Matthew S. and Norma L. Schenning officiating. Interment will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery in Hanover.

If desired, memorial contributions may be sent to VNA of Hanover and Spring Grove, 440 Madison St., Hanover, PA 17331; or to the University of Maryland Medical Center, Neurosurgery Unit, Attn: Richard Kosmer, 22 E. Greene St., Suite S 12 D, Baltimore, MD 21201.

Online condolences may be offered at www.eckhardtfuneralchapel.com.

Sign this guest book online at www.carrollcountytimes.com.

Funeral Home
Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, P.A. - Manchester
3296 Charmil Drive P.O. Box 389
Manchester, MD 21102
(410) 374-2626
Published in Carroll County Times on Feb. 7, 2013
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