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David Maxey | 1933-2013

Published Wednesday, August 7, 2013

David Maxey

David Maxey, 80, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, in Decatur.

Funeral was Aug. 6 at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Decatur with Brother Monty Martin, Dr. Cecil Rice Maxey, Dr. Clyde Spain Jr. and Ron Fox officiating. Burial was at Oaklawn Cemetery.

Pallbearers were David Paul Addington, Kasey Ray Swan I, Colby Addington, Kagen Elenburg, Merrick Addington, Kane Elenburg and Jeff Lewis.

David was born May 1, 1933, in Boyd to Jack William Maxey and Irene Agnes (Wallis) Maxey-Nuchols. He married Alma Lea Spain March 30, 1956, in Decatur and was married 51 years at her death on April 21, 2007.

David was owner of Wise County Equipment, formerly Maxey Implement, for more than 30 years. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict and was a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, David was also preceded in death by his brother, Billy Maxey and sister Mary Maxey.

He is survived by his daughters, Phyllis Elenburg and husband, Brad, and Becky Swan and husband, Ken, both of Jacksboro, and Joy Howell and husband, Mark, of Decatur; brothers Jackie Maxey of Decatur, Cecil Maxey of Huntington Beach, Calif., and Benny Maxey of Midland.

He is also survived by sister Betty Black of Cleburne; grandchildren David Paul Addington and wife, Casey, Colby and Merrick Addington, Kasey Ray Swan I, and wife, Stephanie, Kori Lewis and husband, Jeff, and Kagen, Keili and Henry Kane Elenburg; great-grandchildren Davy and Maddy Addington, Kasey Ray Swan II and Kyler Swan, Radford Benton Lewis and Maxey Lea Lewis; special nephew, Ricky Maxey of Decatur; and special caregiver, Robin Griffeth of Decatur.

Memorials may be made to Cornerstone Baptist Church, P.O. Box 166, Decatur, TX 76234.

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