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K. Richard "Boxy" Baxmeyer


K. Richard  "Boxy" Baxmeyer, 79, of Waterloo, IL, died July 24, 2017, in Waterloo, IL. He was born July 29, 1937, in Waterloo, IL.

He is survived by his children, James Baxmeyer, David (Valerie) Baxmeyer, John Baxmeyer, and Dennis (Heather) Baxmeyer; step-son Jim Pagliai; son-in-law Roger Strong; grandchildren, Natalie (Chad) Taake, Dee Dee (Derrick) Gregson, Nathan, Nicole, & Kelli Strong, Erynn, Kirsten, Paige & Skylar Baxmeyer, Keegan Baxmeyer, Nola, Kendal, & Koen Baxmeyer;  great-grandchildren Ayla & Alyvia Strong, Holly, Henry, & Elise Gregson, Bode, & Mia Taake & Maverick Strong; in-laws; nieces; nephews; cousins; and numerous friends and acquaintances.

He is preceded in death by his wife Carol Frances Baxmeyer (nee Weber); daughter Kimberly Strong; daughter-in-law Kathy Baxmeyer; grandson Kadin Baxmeyer; parents Richard J. & Lucille Baxmeyer (nee Mertz) & brother Nelson Baxmeyer.

Boxy was the founder of Baxmeyer Construction, Inc. in 1959. He was a member of Operating Engineers Local 520 for over 50 years and was also a member of the Teamsters Local 50. He was an avid motorcycle enthusiast , loved hunting, wildlife, and NASCAR racing. Last but not least, he loved to move the earth.


As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
Hope Christian Church Food Pantry
or Family Wishes



Visitation:
4 PM to 8 PM Friday, July 28, 2017 at Quernheim Funeral Home
9 AM until time of service Saturday at Quernheim Funeral Home
 

Funeral:
10 AM Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Darrell Jones officiating
Interment at Kolmer Memorial Cemetery in Waterloo, IL
 


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We were sorry to hear of Boxey's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Joe and Barb Day Jul 29 2017 12:00 AM

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A SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent on July 28, 2017

From all of us from Knapheide Truck Equipment St Peters, Mo. our deepest sympathies and prayers

Expression of Sympathy Jul 28 2017 12:00 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. May your fond memories carry you through this difficult time.

Michael and Lisa Baxter Jul 28 2017 12:00 AM

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An INDOOR GARDEN BASKET was ordered on July 27, 2017

Expression of Sympathy Jul 27 2017 12:00 AM

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A TABLE BASKET was ordered on July 26, 2017

Expression of Sympathy Jul 26 2017 12:00 AM

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A SPATHIPHYLLUM was ordered on July 26, 2017

Expression of Sympathy Jul 26 2017 12:00 AM

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A SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent on July 26, 2017

With our deepest sympathies to you and your families on the passing of your father. You should be proud of the path "Boxy" paved for you all. Please Plant this in his remembrance. Spiritually, Teamsters Local 50 Trustee Tony Barr, Tom, Pat, Zach, Jason, Mike, Stephanie, Susan, and Cyndi.

Expression of Sympathy Jul 26 2017 12:00 AM

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A BASKET GARDEN was ordered on July 26, 2017

Expression of Sympathy Jul 26 2017 12:00 AM

Did work for me in 1965 ... great work, honest cost, great guy

Dennis Killy Jul 25 2017 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of Boxy's passing.. We send our deepest condolence to all of you.. Prayer and Hugs. I'm sure he is riding high!! RIP Boxy

Dan and Anita Miller Jul 25 2017 12:00 AM

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