Carl Richard Oxenrider, 75 of Pierceton, Indiana, passed away on Wednesday, January 25, 2012 at 5:11 pm in his residence.
On January 23, 1937, he was born to Carl and Ethel Pauline (Stauffer) Oxenrider in Albion, Michigan. He was a lifetime resident of Kosciusko County. He graduated from Albion College, Albion, Michigan with a Bachelors of Art Degree and he received his Masters Degree at St. Francis College, Fort Wayne.
Richard was a History teacher for Lakeview Middle School of Warsaw Community Schools , retiring in 1992. He then was owner of Gas Light Antiques, Pierceton. He was a member of RCA Victor Victrola Club, Pierceton Antique Dealers and Pierceton Chamber of Commerce.
He is survived by his cousins; Elizabeth Binkley, Columbia City, Sue (and spouse Mike) Collier, Columbia City, Sylvia (and spouse Alan) Kauffman, St. Louis, Missouri, Sarah (and spouse Dennis) Myers, Wakarusa, Carol (and spouse Bill) Koos, Warsaw and Gary (and spouse Linda) Oxenrider, Zionsville.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2012 at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Pierceton at 1:00 pm with Pastor Steve Mullin officiating. Private interment will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Edgerton, Ohio.
Visitation hours will be from 11:00 – 1:00 pm, Saturday, January 28, 2011 at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Pierceton.
The family requests memorial contributions are to be made to Pierceton Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 49
Pierceton, Indiana 46562-0049.