Robert E. Pixley, 72, passed away at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady. Born in France, he was the son of the late Harold and Rose (Spick) Pixley. He was born of Indian heritage and his name was Red Wolf.
He was employed for many years in construction.
Robert was passionate about airplanes and was a skilled carpenter. He was intelligent and knew what he was doing.
He is predeceased by one brother Edmund H. Pixley.
Robert is survived by one son Dame Ari Pixley of Fort Johnson, NY, one brother Maurice Pixley of Albany, NY, four sisters Rosemarie Edelstein of Waterford, Janette McRay of Rexford, Yvette Whinnery of Cohoes, NY and Bernadette Mannings of Johnsonville, NY as well as several nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Robert’s life will be private at the convenience of the family.
Contributions can be made in Robert’s memory to St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital PO Box 1000 Dept 142 Memphis, TN 38148-0142.
Arrangements are by the Bond Funeral Home 1614 Guilderland Avenue Schenectady.