EUREKA - Barry C. Maxwell, 63, of Eureka passed away at 5:43 p.m. Saturday, July 20, 2013, at Proctor Hospital in Peoria.
He was born Aug. 28, 1949, in Peoria, Ill., to Robert O. and Lorraine (Relker) Maxwell Sr. He married Pamela Larson in East Peoria on April 23, 1983. She survives.
Also surviving are his mother of Peoria; four children, Barry Sean (Tanya) Maxwell of East Peoria, Chantel Renee Maxwell of East Peoria, Rachel Leann Nelson of Yokosuka, Japan, Clayton Dean (fiancee, Rebecca) Maxwell of Normal; and seven grandchildren, Brendan, Zachary, Olivia, Isabelle, Alea, Emily and Trey.
He was preceded in death by his father; brother, Robert Jr.; and infant granddaughter, Ashalyn Rain.
Barry was a U.S. Army Vietnam veteran, receiving the Bronze Star.
He worked as a truck driver for Cox Transfer of Eureka and Butternut before retiring.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 25, 2013, at Remmert Funeral Home in East Peoria, with the Rev. Fred Doughty officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Swan Lake Memory Gardens in Peoria.
Memorials may be made to the
, or Friends of Strays at P.O. Box 315 in Princeton, IL 61536.
Online condolences may be made at www.remmertfuneralhome.com.