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REXINGER, DANIEL M.
REXINGER, Daniel M. - of Midlothian, age 73, died peacefully at his home, Wooded Pond, on December 21, 2011. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Joan (Fraser) Rexinger, whom he loved dearly and was his devoted companion and best friend. A native of Buffalo, N.Y., Mr. Rexinger was a graduate of the University of Buffalo (State University of New York at Buffalo) and served in the United States Army Reserve. Mr. Rexinger joined Wards Company in 1962 and worked there for 28 years during the company's transition to Circuit City Stores, Inc. until his retirement, progressing from salesman to Executive Vice President and a Member of the Board of Directors. During his career with Circuit City, Mr. Rexinger was involved in every phase of the company's operations, including store and site development, geographic expansion, and its various subsidiaries and affiliated companies throughout the United States. Mr. Rexinger's contributions to Circuit City have been most recently profiled in the book "Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap...and Others Don't". Following his retirement from Circuit City, Mr. Rexinger engaged in a number of additional business activities including serving as an organizing director of The Trust Company of Virginia, where he remained a member of the Board of Directors until his death. He also was involved in residential real estate development and numerous other businesses throughout the Richmond area. He was a long standing member of St. Michael's Episcopal Church where he served on the Finance and Endowment Committees and frequently ushered on Sunday mornings. Mr. Rexinger was active in community activities including Family and Children's Services (now known as Family Lifeline), where he was a member of the Board of Directors for many years and Chairman from 1991-1993. He was also a member of the Board of Directors of Stony Point School (now known as Sabot at Stony Point), where he was Vice Chairman and was a founder and provider of significant financial support for the creation and development of Trinity Episcopal School. Survivors, in addition to his wife, Joan Fraser Rexinger, are his brother, John F. Rexinger Jr.; daughter, Robin Rexinger Lutz and her husband, Jacob A. Lutz III; son, Daniel Fraser Rexinger and his wife, Donna; grandchildren, Carter Mayberry, Madigan Mayberry, Fraser Mayberry, Michael Rexinger, Alexander Lutz, Nicholas Lutz and Joshua Lutz; and numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at St. Michael's Episcopal Church on Saturday, January 7, 2012 at 11 a.m., followed by interment in the church memorial garden and a reception in the parish hall. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 8706 Quaker Lane, Bon Air, Va. 23235