Max M. Wones

Wones, Max M.
Oct. 22, 1936 - Sep. 23, 2013
Max M. Wones, age 76, of Venice, Florida, passed away on September 23, 2013. He was born on October 22, 1936 in Sidney, Ohio where he lived and worked until he moved to Venice in 1983. Max was a manufactures sales rep and also owned Wones Shell Service and an excavating business. In Venice he owned and operated Amtruck Repair Services for 25 years. Max loved boating, woodworking, golf and he enjoyed restoring automobiles. He was also a devoted member of the First Church of God South Venice. Max is survived by his wife of 59 years, Beverly; three children, Gregory (Susan) of North Port, Peggy (Tony) Davis of Sidney, Ohio, Marcy Rimes of Venice; a brother, Wayne (Sharon) Wones of Celina, Ohio; seven grandchildren, Christina, Caroline, Brittany, Heather, Ciara, Bristol, Adelina and three great-grandchildren, Elizabeth, Anabelle and Haley. Max was preceded in death by his sister, Opal Bartels in 2006 and his son, Jeff Wones in 1957. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 3:00PM on Saturday, September 28, 2013 at the First Church of God South Venice. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the First Church of God South Venice, c/o the Expansion Fund, 351 Orange Road, Venice, Florida 34293. To send condolences visit

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Published in Herald Tribune from Sept. 26 to Sept. 27, 2013