Steven Lee Maxwell, age 59 of Middlesboro, passed away Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012, at the Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center in Knoxville, Tenn.
He was born Sept. 24, 1952, in Lima, Ohio and was the son of the late James Edward Maxwell and Hazel Rains Maxwell Hoskins. Steve was a member and deacon at the Spirit and Truth Worship Center in Arthur, Tenn., where he was a faithful servant of the Lord. He served his country proudly in the United States Marine Corps where he attained the rank of sergeant.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte Kay Maxwell; son-in-law, James Martin Hatfield; brother-in-law, Bill Murphy; and sister-in -law, Brenda Maxwell.
He is survived by the following members of his family: wife, Mary R. Maxwell of Middlesboro; daughters, Adra (Mack) Flowers of Lancaster, Texas, and Heather (Scott) Gray of Pineville; step-children, Jennifer Frazier of Middlesboro, Tom (Amy) Gambrel of Middlesboro, Clark (Jessica) Gambrel of Lawrenceburg and Sam (Jennifer) Gambrel of Kettle Island; brothers, Roger (Dottie) Maxwell of Middlesboro and Preston (Judy) Maxwell of Poulsbo, Wash.; sister, Debbie Murphy of Caneyville; step-father, Odell Hoskins; special cousins, the Rev. Woodrow and Barbara Gilbert of Middlesboro; and a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, friends and his church family.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, at the Spirit and Truth Worship Center in Arthur, Tenn., with the the Rev. Audie Miracle presiding. Music will be provided by the Spirit and Truth Praise Team.
Interment will follow in the Green Hills Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, at the Creech Funeral Home.
Online condolences and guestbook are available at www.creechfh.com
Creech Funeral Home, Middlesboro, is in charge of all arrangements.