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Mayer RixfordMAYERS, Rixford Desmond Rudolph  - After a short battle with declining health over the past three months, Bishop Rixford Desmond Mayers passed away peacefully at home surrounding by the love of his family on September 5, 2018.

Beloved husband of Barbara. Loving father of Kathy, Kimmy, Kissy and Kristy.

Cherished Dada of Roberto, Shanice, Cassius, Caleb, Seth, Joseph and Noah and great Dada of Kayden, Mayala and Matthias.

Loving father-in-law of Keon. Dear brother of Rita and Kenneth.

Rixford will be lovingly remembered by his many extended family and friends.

Visitation will be held at DESTEFANO FUNERAL HOME, 1289 Keith Ross Drive, Oshawa (south side of Taunton Road, east of Thornton Road by the Oshawa Airport) 905-440-3595 on Friday, September 14, 2018 from 2:00-4:00pm and 6:00pm- 9:00pm.

A funeral service for Rixford will be held in the Destefano Chapel on Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 11:00am to 1:00pm.

Rixford will be laid to rest at Thornton Cemetery.

Serving as Pallbearers will be Cedric, Leslie, Roberto, Cassius, Ricky, Elvis.

In memory of Rixford, donations may be made by cheque at the funeral home to Truth and Faith Lighthouse Ministries in trust to First Lady Barbara Mayers.

Memories may be shared at  destefanofuneralhomes.ca.