ENDE, Max Russell
61, passed away Sept. 19, 2016, after a brief illness and surgery at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater, FL. He was born Nov. 20, 1954, and served in the U.S. Navy from 1974-1978, during the Vietnam War on the USS Hancock. He was honorably discharged in 1978 as an AE4. He began his career in the field of electronics in the Navy and moved into the medical field of electronics in 2000. In 2010, he proudly started his own family company, BMX-Ray, Inc. and served, not only as the President/CEO, but also the repair engineer and trainer for the entire company. Thanks to all his efforts, he has left a business full of family and close family friends, who are educated, experienced, and confident to carry on with the company.
He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Bevvie-Del G. Ende; his children, Nathanael (Roxanne), Elmer (Lacie), Jeremy (Ellie), Stephen (Danielle), Phillip, and Angeleena; his grandchildren, Sydney, Shelby, Jackson, Jaydon, Lauren, Abigaile, and Liam; his sisters, Theresa Ende, Kimberly Ende Trapp, Sandra Brescia, and Kelly Wolfson; his brother, William Ende; his stepmother, Julie Ende-Killion; many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins; and lifetime family friends, Alex DuBois, Bill Masters, Brian and Angela (McCarley) Natale, Nora (Tim) Gervais, and Kristine (Proulx) Whiteley, and many more. He was predeceased by his mother, Doris Ende; his father, William Ende; and his brother, John Ende.
The funeral services will be held at the Bay Pines National Cemetery, 10000 Bay Pines Blvd., St. Petersburg, FL 33708, Friday, January 27, 2017 at 2:15 pm. Everyone needs to be lined up with their cars by 2 pm, for the procession to the service site.
Published in Tampa Bay Times on Nov. 20, 2016.