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Chester Colcord Bixby

Chester Colcord Bixby

Male 1915 - 2006  (90 years)

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  • Name Chester Colcord Bixby 
    Born 28 Aug 1915  Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Education Graduated from Edward Little High School, Auburn, Maine, 1933 
    Occupation Ault Shoe Factory, G. M. Parker Disbributors, C. B. Distributors, Lee Auto Group 
    Religion Member of Court Street Baptist Church, Auburn, Maine 
    Residence Glander Avenue and Lake Street, Auburn, Androscoggin, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cemetery notes Plot C309 
    Died 23 Apr 2006  Androscoggin Hospice House, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Mount Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • N 44° 7.301? W 70° 14.911?
    Notes 
    • Chet told me that after he and Hillie were married that they babsat for me.
    • Chester C. Bixby Sr.
       
      Obituaries | Monday, April 24, 2006
      AUBURN - Chester C. Bixby Sr., 90, of 550 College St., Lewiston, died Sunday morning, April 23, at the Androscoggin Hospice House on Stetson Road.??He was born in Auburn on Aug. 28, 1915, the son of Chester Carroll and Bernice (Colcord) Bixby. He graduated from Edward Little High School with the Class of 1933.??On June 2, 1939, he married the former Hildred C. Akerley of Auburn. They shared 64 years of marriage.??In his early years, he worked at the Ault Shoe Factory, and then he worked for more than 30 years for G.M. Parker Distributors, as well as other food distributors. He and his son operated C.B. Distributors in the 1970s. Until two years ago, he worked for the Lee Auto Group.??Chester was a member of the Court Street Baptist Church since 1929, where he served as treasurer, usher and Sunday School teacher over the years. Chester loved talking with people and was known as a very hard worker.??He is survived by one son, Chester C. II and his wife, Sandra Bixby, of Auburn; two daughters, Lorna and her husband, Robert Hansen, of Auburn, and Carole and her husband, Robert Daniels, of Hammonton, N.J.; one daughter-in-law, Ann Bixby of Albion; 10 grandchildren, Lauri Bixby, Scott and his wife, April Bixby, Bethany Bixby, David and his wife, Devin Hansen, Richard and his wife, Stephanie Hansen, Neil Hansen, Kristen and her husband, Scott Lippincott; Wayne Daniels, Rebecca and her husband, Nathan Lacasse, and Karen Bixby; six great-grandchildren, Kurtis Bixby, Taylor Bixby, Abigail Lippincott, Casey Lacasse, Riley Lacasse and Andrew Hansen.??He was predeceased by his wife, Hildred Bixby on June 7, 2003; one son, James R. Bixby in 2004; four brothers, Russell, Richard, Stanley and Benjamin Bixby; and one sister, Beatrice Bixby.
    Person ID I2229  Reed
    Last Modified 27 May 2019 

    Family Hildred Courtney Akerley,   b. 28 Jan 1918, Turner Street, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 2003, Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 2 Jun 1939  Court Street Baptist Church, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. James Richard Bixby,   b. 2 Mar 1944, Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 2004, Maine General Medical Center, Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     3. Living
     4. Living
    Last Modified 8 Nov 2013 
    Family ID F1524  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Aug 1915 - Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Glander Avenue and Lake Street, Auburn, Androscoggin, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Jun 1939 - Court Street Baptist Church, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Apr 2006 - Androscoggin Hospice House, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Androscoggin County, Maine Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Chester Colcord Bixby b1915
    Chester Colcord Bixby b1915
    birth record

    Headstones
    Chester Colcord Bxby
    Chester Colcord Bxby
    Bixby / Akerley family
    Bixby / Akerley family
    Bixby / Akerley family (reverse)
    Bixby / Akerley family (reverse)

  • Sources 
    1. [S29] “Maine Birth Records, 1621-1922”, 1908-1922 Vital Records; Roll #: 5.

    2. [S126] Obituary.

    3. [S101] Headstone, 22May2011.

    4. [S42] Maine Marriages, 1892-1996, Ancestry.com, (The Generations Network, Inc., Provo, UT, USA, 2003).