Donald Lee Maxwell, age 67, of the Mt. View community of Stearns, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2016, at the UK Chandler Medical Center in Lexington.
Donald was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, on April 28, 1948, to the late Dillard Maxwell and Dorothy Evelene (Wilson) Dixon. Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife Cora Alma “Mickey” (Phillips) Maxwell, his step-father Cecil Dixon, a brother Dillard Maxwell, Jr., and a sister, Darlene Judy Maxwell Canfield and grandparents Elihu and Marie (Hickman) Wilson and Dave and Susie Maxwell.
Surviving family include a son Brian Lee (and Melissa) Maxwell of Stearns, Kentucky, a daughter: Carla Reana (and Darren) Kidd of Stearns, brothers and sisters: Darrell (and Jan) Maxwell of Richmond, Kentucky, Dianna Lynn Maxwell of Richmond, Norma Jean “Jeannie” Dixon Burt, of Richmond, Kentucky and Johnny Wayne (and Debbie) Dixon of the Hilltop community of Stearns, grandchildren: Chelsea Reana (and William) Clark, Katlyn Kidd, Macy Maxwell and Garrett Maxwell and a great granddaughter Cora Ann Reana Clark and six nieces and six nephews and an uncle David Roy Wilson of Winfield, Tennessee.
Donald had worked in the coal mines for Blue Diamond Coal Company. He was a member of the Walkers Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. He was a pastor at Bell Farm Baptist Church for six years. He served his country in the Army as a Rank Specialist Four in Tokyo Japan.
He enjoyed being outdoors and took pleasure in camping and fishing and spending time with his family whose memory they will always cherish
Funeral services: Friday, January 8, 2016 at 7:00 in the chapel of Pine Knot Funeral Home with Bro. Darren Kidd and Bro. David Troxell officiating
Visitation: Friday from 5:00 p.m. until time for services.
Burial: Mountain View Cemetery on Saturday at 11:00 a.m
Pine Knot Funeral home assisting with funeral arrangements.