A funeral will be held Thursday, March 2, 2023 for 32-year-old Caleb M. R. Bixby of Waterloo, Illinois, formerly of Red Bud, Illinois, who passed away at 11:45 am, Saturday, February 25, 2023 at his residence.
He was born to Micah and Laura (Derossett Bixby) Cozean on July 17, 1990 in Sparta, Illinois.
He had worked at Ahne’s Bakery in Waterloo, Illinois.
Caleb enjoyed drawing, cooking and baking, gardening and listening to country music.
He loved spending time outdoors and going to stock car races. Caleb was always thinking of other people first and would give someone flowers or card to cheer them up.
Survivors include his parents: Micah and Laura Cozean of Red Bud, Ill.; a sister: Myranda Cozean of Red Bud, Ill. a niece: Xyla Porter; his grandmother:
Nellie (Vernon) Mollet of Prairie du Rocher, Ill., friends: Jeff Ahne and Derek Schmeiderer; several aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents: Phyllis and Buzz Bixby and Clyde and Mildred Brewer, two grandfathers: Frank Cozean and Larry Derossett and an Aunt: Deanna Schott.
Visitation will be 9-11 a.m.Thursday at the Pechacek Funeral Home in Red Bud, Illinois
A funeral for 32-year-old Caleb M. R. Bixby of Waterloo, Illinois, formerly of Red Bud, Illinois, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 2, 2023 at the Pechacek Funeral Home in Red Bud, Illinois.
The Rev Jesse Hinds will officiate.
Interment will be in the Paradise Cemetery, Steeleville, Illinois
Memorials may be made to Family Choice.