Cover photo for Lenard Waxler's Obituary
Lenard Waxler Profile Photo
1951 Lenard 2023

Lenard Waxler

July 22, 1951 — December 21, 2023

Somerville, Tennessee

Marvin Lenard Waxler, age 72, resident of Somerville, Tennessee and husband of Heidi Metz Waxler, departed this life Thursday afternoon, December 21, 2023 at St. Francis Hospital in Bartlett, Tennessee.

Lenard was born July 22, 1951 in Memphis, Tennessee, the son of the late Homer Louis Waxler and Ottis Ellen Russel Waxler. He served his country in the United States Army for 9½ years in Germany, Alaska, Colorado and Korea as a Staff Sergeant. He was employed as a tugboat engineer, a truck driver and then a logistics engineer before his retirement.

While in Germany, he met his wife, Heidi Metz, and they were married on October 5, 1977. He enjoyed fishing, the outdoors and was a hobby machinist. He loved his family and his dogs.

Mr. Waxler is survived by his wife, Heidi Metz Waxler; his daughter, Wendy Bomar; his son, Marvin Waxler (Tetiana); and his grandson, Hunter Bomar.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Timberman and Carolyn Campbell; and three brothers, Lewis Ray Waxler, Terry Lee Waxler and Johnny Dean Waxler.

Funeral Services for Mr. Waxler were held at 2 P.M. Wednesday, December 27, 2023 at the Peebles West Funeral Chapel at Oakland with Bobby Holland officiating. Interment was in West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Memphis.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Lenard Waxler, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, December 27, 2023

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Peebles West Funeral Chapel at Oakland

10670 U.S. 64, Somerville, TN 38068

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Wednesday, December 27, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Peebles West Funeral Chapel at Oakland

10670 U.S. 64, Somerville, TN 38068

Livestream

Click to watch

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Photo Gallery

Visits: 49

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree