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Eugene Eldridge Maxey
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Obituary for Eugene Eldridge Maxey

Eugene Eldridge Maxey, age 95 of 212 Davis Dr., Ringgold, VA passed away Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Moses Cone Hospital. He was born June 10, 1922 in Roanoke County, VA to the late Charles Lewis Maxey and the late Dollie Owens Maxey. Mr. Maxey was married to the late Augusta Ruth Maxey for forty nine wonderful years. He later married the late Patricia Hooker Maxey. He was wounded while serving his country as a member of the US Army during WW II in the European Theater. Eugene founded Maxey’s Transmission which was in service for over fifty years. He loved music, especially gifted in playing the autoharp, he used theses talents to sing in many churches in the area.

Mr. Maxey is survived by a daughter, Launa M. Marshall and husband Jerry of Ringgold, VA; two sons, Robert O. “Dale” Maxey and wife Gretta of Reidsville, NC and Dan R. Maxey of Ringgold, VA; four grandchildren, Jerry E. Marshall, Jr., Jan M. Barbour, Susan M. Townsend and Jason A. Maxey; nine great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren and two very special friends William and Helen Poole.

The family will receive friends 12:00 noon till 1:30 p.m., Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Norris Funeral Services, Inc., West End Chapel, 511 Church Ave., Danville, VA 24541 prior to the service.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Norris Funeral Services, Inc., West End Chapel with the Rev. Wayne Wallace officiating. Interment will follow at Danville Memorial Gardens with Military honors being rendered by American legion Dan River Post 1097.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory, West End Chapel, 511 Church Ave. Danville is serving the Maxey family. Online condolences may be made at www.norrisfuneral.com.


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Saturday

23

Sep

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - West End Chapel

511 Church Avenue
Danville, Virginia 24541

Funeral

Saturday

23

Sep

2:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - West End Chapel

511 Church Avenue
Danville, Virginia 24541

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