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Don Eugene Rixon

April 7, 1946 ~ February 21, 2017 (age 70)

Don Eugene Rixon, 70, passed away on Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in Lawrence, KS.  Don was born on April 7, 1946 in San Diego, California to John Rixon and Edna Chestnut Rixon.  He enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1965 and served until 1985 where he worked in Computer Maintenance.  Don was also employed at Bendix King and retired from Southwestern Bell/ AT&T where he worked as a NMA Database Technician.  He was involved in the Douglas County Emergency Preparedness , Skywarn and Abate.  Don married Linda (Gove) Rixon on January 18, 1969 and the two have remained married for 48 years until his passing.  He enjoyed Tuesday lunches at Dairy Queen with friends from the Amateur Radio Club ( which he was also a member).  Don not only loved his pets but everyone else's too and he also enjoyed spending time at the Lawrence off leash Dog park.

He was a devoted Husband, Father and Grandfather

Don is survived by his wife, Linda, of Lawrence, Kansas; his Daughter, Julie ( Michael) Herl; Granddaughter, Meghan Anderson; Honorary Daughters, Jeanne Everett, Julie Hayward and Jennifer Harper; Honorary Granddaughters, Alexandria Harper- Sanchez and Angel Patterson.  Also a host of  beloved relatives and friends.


At this time there will be no funeral services.


In lieu of flowers, memorials can be sent c/o Greatful Gathering Funeral and Cremation Centre. 

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