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Roger Maxwell

Published 5:38pm Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Jan. 1, 2013


Funeral for Roger Maxwell, 63, of Lacey’s Spring will be Fri., Jan. 4, at 1 p.m. at New Canaan Baptist Church with the Revs. Eldridge Criscoe and Shane Wheeler officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing.

Visitation will be Thurs., Jan. 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. The body will lie in state at the church one hour prior to the service.

Burial will be in New Canaan Cemetery.

Mr. Maxwell died Tues., Jan. 1, 2013, at UAB Hospital in Birmingham. He was born Sept. 18, 1949, in Morgan County to Bly O. Maxwell and Mary Lorene Griffin Maxwell. He was a graduate of the former Cotaco High School and earned a degree in business from Athens State College. He was employed with Tyco before his retirement two years ago. He received a kidney transplant on O ct. 3, 2003. from a co-worker and friend, Michael Whited. He called Union Hill his home for the last 43 years. He loved to fish and work in his yard but his grandchildren were his biggest delight. He was preceded in death by his mother.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Carol Maxwell; a daughter, Jennifer Maxwell Nay; his father, Bly O. Maxwell; a sister, Carron Maxwell Trainor and husband Bob; and two grandchildren, Madison and Ethan Nay.

Pallbearers will be Ken Thomas, Troy Pritchett, Marly McCaghren, Ricky Lenox, Dwight Whisenant, David Abercrombie, Keith Burgess and John Maxell.

Honorary pallbearers will be Bob Trainor, Chris Trainor, David Trainor, J.W. Brown, Andrew Brown, Joseph Brooks and Ernest Simpson Jr.

IN lieu of flowers, the family recommends a charitable contribution to PKD Foundation 1-800-PKD-Cure.


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