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Beams Funeral Home

200 W Toledo St Box 5, Fremont, IN

OBITUARY

David Alan Claxton

June 24, 1956August 11, 2019
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David Alan Claxton, age 63, of Fremont, Indiana passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at his home.

David was born on June 24, 1956 in Garrett, Indiana to Harold and Dorothy (Warfield) Claxton, they preceded him in death.

He graduated from Garrett High School in 1974.

David married Ginger Helbert on September 6, 1985 in Coldwater, Michigan.

He was a union plumber for the Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 166 in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

David was a member of the Fremont United Methodist Church, Garrett Eagles Lodge # 1357, and The Sons of the American Legion, Fremont American Legion Cassel Post # 257.

His hobbies included following the Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bears.

Survivors include his wife, Ginger Claxton, sons, Wyatt Claxton and Nathan Claxton, all of Fremont, Indiana, a sister, Debbie (Dale) Neukom of Garrett, Indiana, mother and father-in-law, Linda (Gary) Helbert of Garrett, Indiana, and sister-in-laws, Cathy (Mike) Roberts of Garrett, Indiana, and Susan (Doug) Ritchie of Paw Paw, Michigan.

A Memorial Service will be held at 6 pm Thursday, August 15, 2019 at Fremont United Methodist Church, 105 Tolford Street, Fremont, Indiana. Rev. Doug Ritchie will officiate the service.

There will be calling hours held prior to the service from 4-6 pm Thursday at the church.

Memorial donations in his memory are requested in care of the family.

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Services

  • Visitation Thursday, August 15, 2019
  • Memorial Service Thursday, August 15, 2019

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Jeff Taska

August 16, 2019

Mr Dave Claxton , to Your Family ❤️ I , say , I , can only imagine how they have been very well loved by You Dave ❤️ . I trust that , You will always be watching over Them and in Your Spirit They will be helped by You to be strong . I pray that , Your Family always makes the best choices greatly drawing on all the inspiring loving lessons that You shared and taught ..... I will always remember You as being a friend of mine who is a good influence and Mentor in a small portion of my life but , a lasting impression of quality of wisdom of which not many others have had and personally could not possess without You , Thanks be to The Lord for You Brother Dave ! Your Friend , Jeff Taska

Ginger Claxton

August 14, 2019

Nathan Claxton

August 14, 2019

Gail Neukom

August 14, 2019

Michelle Neukom

August 13, 2019

Keri Neukom

August 13, 2019

Ritch DePew

August 12, 2019

Dave and I had so much fun in High School, one night we ate 7 baskets of Stroh fish and drank a pitcher of beer (boy did we regret that). That's just one of many fond memories of David. He was always a good and loyal friend.

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