Thomas A. Bixler, 58, of W. Arch St., Coal Township, passed away June 21st, at his residence. Born at the former Shamokin State Hospital, Coal Township, August 19, 1960, He was the son of the late Chester and Eleanor Kellerman Bixler. Tom attended the Shamokin High School and was employed for the past thirty five years as a coal miner, lastly as mine foreman for the West Point Mining Company, Harmony Mine, Mt. Carmel, until its closing.
Preceding him in death were sisters, Barb Lesher, Janet Heslop, and a son, Brandon Menne.
Wife: Wendy Sharp Bixler
Daughter: Amy Bixler, Shamokin
Daughter: Tanya, wife of Robert Knoeppel, Coal Township
Daughter: Katherine Bixler, Coal Township
Daughter: Kim Hoffman, Shamokin
Daughter: Melissa wife of Todd Crable, Elysburg
Daughter: Skyler Hoffman, Shamokin
Sister: Cindy wife of Ken Shurock, Hanover
Sister: Sandy Olszewski, Coal Township
Brother: Richard Bixler and his wife Kim, Pine Grove
Brother: Raymond and his wife Stephanie, Philadelphia
Brother: Ken Bixler and his wife Deb, Coal Township
Brother: Ron Bixler and his wife Kathy, Shamokin
Brother: Jim Bixler and his wife Tracey, Irish Valley
Brother: David Bixler, Coal Township
Grandchildren: Haley, Katlyn, Alyvia, Bobby, Ethyn Erb, and Izik, Thor, Hayz, Odin, Halo, Wess Bixler, and Allison, Leah, Robbie Knoeppel, Seth and Ryan Crable, and Jace, Brooklynne and Jimmy Menne, and Eddie, Dean, Brandon Hoffman
Great Granddaughter: Audrie Ebbecke
Dogs: Max and Nicki
Aunts, Uncles, Nieces and Nephews
Funeral services will be held at the Odd Fellow Cemetery in Shamokin 12 noon August 3, 2019.
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