Virgil Paul Bixler, 84, El Dorado Springs, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, at his home. Funeral services were Friday, Feb. 15, at the Amos Family Funeral Home; entombment in the Johnson County Memorial Gardens.
Virgil was born Nov. 24, 1928, near Waynoka, OK, to Roy Valentine and Gertie May Bixler. On June 14, 1943, Virgil married E. Grace Quinn in Medicine Lodge, KS
Virgil was a district manager in the Perishable Traffic Development Department of Santa Fe Railroad, retiring in 1987. He was a member of the Southern Kansas County Club Association.
Virgil was preceded in death by his wife, Grace Bixler, on Oct. 18, 2005. He is survived by his three children, their spouses; 10 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and many other family and friends.
The family would like to acknowledge their deep appreciation for the loving care provided by Todd and Stacey Fenton.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.amosfamily.com. Arrangements at the Amos Family Chapel of Shawnee. Phone: 913/631-5566.