- October 21, 1938 - April 15, 2017
- Appleton, Wisconsin
of Richard's Passing
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“Offering my condolences for the loss of your loved one. May your family find comfort during this difficult time from 2Corithians 1:3,4. Mrs.C
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“Leigh,So sorry for your loss. Please know I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.Kerry McGinnis Brockmann
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“Always loved seeing and talking to Dick at VPI He will be missed.
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Richard "Dick" R. Buxton, age 78, found eternal peace with Jesus on April 15, 2017, cause of death unknown. Dick was born October 21, 1938, to the late Richard and Gladys (Schmidt) Buxton. Dick lived with his parents until he moved into an Agape group home where he was loved and supported by a caring staff. In December 2007, he moved into the private family home of Steve and Missy where he lived until he passed away. Dick was truly loved as part of their family. Dick was employed at VPI for many years. He enjoyed participating in many activities through the ARC, including bowling and baseball. He really looked forward to camping at camp LuWisSoMo, loved to go fishing, especially with his uncle Bob, and deer hunting with his nephew Paul. He was a fan of the Bears and Brewers. He was well-known and liked in the community. Dick regularly attended church with his brother, Tom, at Breakthrough Covenant Church. Dick is survived by his brother: Tom (Susi) Buxton; a nephew Paul (Dawn) Buxton and their daughter Renee (Nathan) Jaeger; a niece Leigh Buxton, and Steve and Missy. He is also survived by many cousins. Dick was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Gladys Buxton, Uncle Robert and Aunt Margaret Schmidt, Uncle Kenny and Aunt Jane Schmidt, and Aunt Virginia and Uncle Robert VanderVelden. The funeral service for Dick will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 22, 2017, at the WICHMANN TRI-COUNTY CHAPEL, 1592 Oneida St, Menasha. Please use HWY 441 to avoid any detours. A time of visitation will be held from 1:30 p.m. until the time of the service.