|Birth: ||May 6, 1945|
|Death: ||Sep. 22, 2010|
William R. "Bill" Buck" Troxel, Linn Creek, Mo., formerly of Atlanta, departed this life Wednesday (Sept. 22, 2010) in the Harry S. Truman Veteran's Hospital, Columbia, Mo., at the age of 65 years, four months and 16 days. A memorial visitation was held from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday in Allee-Holman-Howe Funeral Home of Camdenton, Mo. Full military honors were conferred at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the Dogwood Animal Shelter and can be left at the funeral home the day of the visitation. Bill, the son of Harold Albert and Jean Katherine Ludman Troxel, was born May 6, 1945, in Atlanta. On Feb. 16, 1969, in Brunswick, Ga., Bill was united in marriage to Lola Carol Bruce, and to this union two children were born. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Mike Troxel; and one sister, Carole Lee Troxel, Bill is survived by his wife Carol, of the home; his daughter, Jeanne McIntosh, Linn Creek, Mo.; son, Billy Joe Troxel, Linn Creek, Mo.;his grandchildren, Kayla Rose McIntosh, Ian Clancy McIntosh, Seth William McIntosh, Chantz Wade Troxel and Bowdy William Troxel; a sister, Becky Troxel Illinois; brother, Tom Troxel Texas; his cousins, Sharon and Rosie Wycoff, Rockaway Beach, Mo., and Nancy Fishburne, Atlanta; other relatives; and many dear friends. Bill entered the U.S. Navy at age 17 and proudly served his country during the Vietnam War as a member of the Navy "Seawolves." He was honorably discharged form the Navy in 1971 and went to work for G. E. in Bloomington for nine years. He worked for Caterpillar in Pontiac for three years before going active in the National Guard. He served in the National Guard until 1994, retiring as sergeant first class. He and Carol bought Bills Docks later in 1994, owning and operating it for 15 years until November of 2009. He was a lifetime member of VFW Post 886 in Pontiac and also served as a scoutmaster in the Boy Scouts Troop 79 in his earlier years. Bill was an avid deer hunter and crappie fisherman. He liked to work on antique automobiles and enjoyed playing Mah Jong on his computer. Bill also donated as much time as possible to working at the Dogwood Animal Shelter during the winter months. Bill was a loving husband, dad, papa, brother and cousin. We celebrate his life and accomplishments and will treasure the wonderful memories he has created for his family and many dear friends.
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Created by: Dan Arnes
Record added: Jan 30, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104405033
Rest in Peace fellow Seawolf|
Added: Jan. 30, 2013