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Edward C. Maxey


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Edward C. Maxey Obituary
Edward C. Maxey 1928 - 2018
Springfield, IL—Edward C. Maxey, 90, of Springfield, passed away at 3:50 a.m. on Thursday, September 6, 2018, at St. John's Hospital.
Ed was born on January 5, 1928, in Springfield, the son of Wilson and Esther Byers Maxey. He married Geraldine Ann Sexton on August 24, 1947, in Springfield.
Ed served his country in the United States Navy. He was an electrician for IBEW Local 193 until his retirement after 45 years of service. Ed was a member of Pawnee Lions Club and a past District Governor of 1-L.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his granddaughter, Nicole Maxey; and his brother, Bob Maxey.
He is survived by his wife, Geraldine "Gerry" Maxey of Springfield; two sons, Edward C. (wife, LeeAnn) Maxey II of Pawnee and Rick (wife, Diane) Maxey of Pawnee; three daughters, Kayla Maxey of Springfield, Gerri Lynn (husband, Randy) Murdock of Moline, and Julie (husband, Tim) Smith of Salisbury, IL; nine grandchildren; eleven great-grandchildren; step-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Cremation was accorded by Butler Cremation Tribute Center prior to ceremonies.
Memorial Gathering and Ceremony: Family will receive friends from 9:30 until 11:15 a.m. on Thursday, September 13, 2018, at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. Sixth St., Springfield. A Memorial Ceremony will follow at 11:30 a.m. with Celebrant Judy Woerner officiating.
Interment will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to Pawnee Food Pantry, 704 7th St., Pawnee, IL 62558 or the Animal Protective League, 1001 Taintor Rd., Springfield, IL 62702.
Please visit butlerfuneralhomes.com to offer your condolences.
Published in Print in The State Journal-Register from Sept. 11 to Sept. 12, 2018
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