James L. Bixby

Born on May 24, 1958 in Newark, New Jersey
Departed March 2, 2023 in West Melbourne, Florida

Jim Bixby, 64, of West Melbourne passed on March 2, 2023 at home. He was born on May 24, 1958 in Newark, New Jersey to LeRoy Frank and Joan Virginia Glaser Bixby.

His family includes his children, David, Kate, and Amanda Bixby and grandchildren; his father, Roy Bixby; brother Tom Bixby and sister Connie Schneckenberg.

He was preceded in death by his mother Joan.

Jim was a friend to all who knew him.

Family and friends may call from 4 until 6 pm, with a service at 5 pm on Saturday, March 11, 2023 at Brownlie Maxwell Funeral Home, 1010 E. Palmetto Avenue, Melbourne, Florida.

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14 entries.
R Dudley Johnson from Cumming, Georgia wrote on April 23, 2023:
It was sad news to hear of Jim's untimely death. He was a good friend in many ways. He made the golf clubs for me many years back that I still use and serve me well. Jim and Jennifer were/are exceptional people. I enjoyed working with him and also playing a lot of golf with him. R.I.P, my friend. Thanks for the good times we had.
Jody Hewell from ARCHDALE NC wrote on March 11, 2023:
Jim was one of my best friends and favorite work buddy. I will miss him dearly.
Patti Davis Thogersen from Port Saint Lucie wrote on March 11, 2023:
Jim you were a class act. May God bless you and your family. So blessed to have been his classmate.
Sanford "Sandy" Davisson from Bronson, Fl wrote on March 9, 2023:
I was sorry to hear about Jim's passing. We were in JrHigh together and in Babe Ruth Baseball together. His mom and my Dad worked together at Harris Corp together . He was a great athlete.
Charles Raiford from Liberty Township wrote on March 8, 2023:
I loved working with Jim. The absolute best partner you could have. Always had your six. I will miss my friend and teammate. My thoughts and prayers are with Amanda and family. He was a gift to all of us.
Kassie Montalvo from Houston wrote on March 8, 2023:
I am thankful to have had to opportunity to work with Jim. We will all miss his countless dad jokes and his easy-going nature. Rest easy, Jim! To Jim's family, I offer my deepest condolences. Jim spoke of you often- always with love.
Kevin Thistle from Lakewood wrote on March 8, 2023:
A friend and teammate from the old days. Rest in peace Jim #24
Marla Locke from Monument wrote on March 6, 2023:
I was deeply saddened to learn that our peer was no longer with us as he was always a gentle soul with a desire to encourage through sending fun quips to make us smile. Jim loved his family and friends very much. He is missed. Psalm 34:18 The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.
Wayne Leohner from Satellite Beach wrote on March 6, 2023:
Jim leaves us with his perfect example of what a caring and loving person can be. To Jim, a friend in need was a friend indeed. Thank you Jim for being there as a shining star that brightened our days. God bless you and your family always.
Amanda Disney from Palm Bay wrote on March 6, 2023:
Bixby would give the shirt off his back (or the food off his plate or the the golf club from his bag) for those he loved... or just kinda liked :). His humor was one of a kind and his friendship will be woefully missed. I hope you've found endless perfect Rueben's Bix.
Jennifer Dietrich from Colorado Springs wrote on March 6, 2023:
I deeply admired Jim’s character, sense of humor and heart for people. I’ll miss my friend. Amanda & family are in my thoughts and prayers.
Bob Walters from Melbourne FL wrote on March 5, 2023:
Jim was a truly gifted athlete,! He was a friend and co-worker. RIP Jim.
Carl Carothers from Orlando wrote on March 4, 2023:
Jim was a longtime and loyal friend…rest easy #24
Frank Crane from Anthem AZ wrote on March 4, 2023:
It was devastating to hear this news. Jim was a remarkable man and as great a friend as anyone could have. So many great memories. Condolences to all of his family He will never be forgotten
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