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Bruce A. Maxwell

November 16, 1936 ~ April 3, 2022 (age 85)

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Bruce A. Maxwell, originally of Newton Falls, Ohio and resident of College Park, Georgia, for 60 years, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 3, 2022, at the age of 85, surrounded by family.

Max, born November 16, 1936, in Akron, Ohio was the son of Julia Batary Maxwell (1998) and Austin Ralph Maxwell (2003).

He attended the University of Cincinnati and Kent State University.

In 1958, he received his Wings of Gold from the Navy’s Cadet Program and continued on to the Marine Corps, where he served as a Marine aviator with VMA224. He flew the Douglas A4D and, while serving in the Mediterranean, made the commemorative 22,001st landing on the carrier USS Independence.

Max retired in November 1996 with 34 years of service at Delta Air Lines as a captain flying the Boeing 757 and 767. A great storyteller, he loved his family, his grandchildren and his buddies.

He leaves his wife of 63 years, Regina Maxwell; his son, Michael “Spider” Maxwell and daughter-in-law, Jennifer of Sharpsburg, Georgia; his daughter, Michelle Johnson and son-in-law, Stacy of Sharpsburg, Georgia; his daughter Kristen Maxwell Smith and son-in-law, John of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; and four grandsons, Samuel Austin Maxwell, Tyler Maxwell Johnson, Jake Maxwell Smith and Joshua Cooper Maxwell Smith.

A celebration of life was held for all who loved Max from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 23, 2022, at Parrott Funeral Home, 8355 Senoia Road, Fairburn, Georgia 30213. A reception at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Stacy Johnson followed the visitation. Military Honors and a private service were held at St. Joseph Cemetery Chapel in Newton Falls, Ohio on Saturday, June 18, 2022.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Attn: Team Josh, 600 Corporate Circle, Suite 103, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

 

 

 

 

 

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