Earnest Wayne Maxwell
Departed on December 18, 2020 in Melbourne, Florida
Earnest Wayne Maxwell, age 95, passed into glory on Friday December 18, 2020, two days after his 95th birthday.
Earnest was born in Fredonia, Kansas and after being stationed many places, he made Melbourne, Florida his permanent home. Earnest was, “A fast talking, slow walking, silver haired dude.” He was an avid golfer, hunter, fisherman and Air Force veteran.
He was a husband, father, brother, uncle, grandfather and great grandfather but most of all, a child of God. He is survived by his loving wife of almost 69 years Shirley; sons Robin (Pamela) Maxwell and Steven (Sandra) Maxwell; daughters Sheryl Tolley and Shelley (Seth) Reed; sister Donna Highfill; ten grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents Warren C. and Ona Wells Maxwell; brother Chester and sisters Dorothy, Erma, and Alma.
“Be sure to stop and smell the roses” – Papa