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Bernard Axsom, a 69 year old resident of Spickard, MO, passed away at 10:12 a.m. on Friday, October 18, 2013 at the Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton. The body was cremated. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 27, 2013 at Resthaven Mortuary of Trenton.Mr. Axsom was born on June 17, 1944 in Cainsville, MO the son of Alfred and Pauline (Shafer) Axsom. He attended Trenton High School. He was married to Janet Brown on June 2, 1963 in Trenton, MO. He farmed and worked for Coon Manufacturing. He enjoyed his family, fishing, and his farm life.He is survived by his wife, Janet Axsom of Spickard, MO; 3 daughters, Debbie Dailey and her husband, Kevin of Mercer, MO, Lisa Butler and her husband, Tom of Belle, MO, and Brenda Axsom of Spickard, MO; a son, John Axsom of Kirksville, MO; 2 sisters, Mary Johnson of Independence, MO and Freeda Haggard and her husband, Jerry of Redding, CA; 9 grandchildren, Koren Wills, K.J. Dailey, Katie Dailey, Max Butler, Logan Butler, Rachelle Crabb, Sarah Crabb, Seth Crabb, and Brent Crabb; also surving are 4 nieces and 3 nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Roger Axsom.The family has suggested memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, they may be left at or mailed to Resthaven Mortuary, P.O. Box 587, Trenton, MO 64683.