Richard James Traxler
04/15/1964 - 07/04/2020
Obituary for Richard James Traxler
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Richard James Traxler, age 56, of Sparta, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, July 4, 2020. He was born on April 15, 1964 in Northridge, California to Richard and Linda (Cook) Traxler. Dick graduated from Sparta High School then proudly served his country in the US Marines. He was a member of Camp Lake Baptist Church. Dick is survived by his son, Ryan; his parents, Dick and Linda; siblings, Michelle (Jeff) Spruit, Ken Traxler, Burt Traxler and Debra (Kem) Smith; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his brother, Mike, and 2 nephews, Tony Shelton and Jeremy Wolf. Services will be held on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at 11:30 AM at Camp Lake Baptist Church with Rev. Dennis Tyson officiating. Family will meet visitors at the church beginning at 10:00AM until the time of the service. A luncheon will follow the service. Those wishing to make a donation in Dick’s memory may do so to the Friends of the Michigan Veteran’s Homes at friendsofmichiganveteranshomes.com.
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