Carrol D. Maxwell

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Carrol D. Maxwell of Granite Shoals, TX, and most recently of Waco, passed away early Monday morning, July 27th, at Sodalis Elder Living.


Memorial Services:
10AM Friday, July 31st at Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel with Chaplain Barry Miller officiating.

No visitation is planned.

Carrol D. was born in Burnet, Texas, on June 25th, 1928 to Pleasant Ellsberry Maxwell and Visa Edna Maxwell. At the age of 17 towards the end of WW II, he traveled to California to help fight forest fires for the summer. After returning home, he found a job with Western Electric Telephone Company and worked there for 36 years. In 1949 he met and married Rita Mae McKee of Austin with whom he had two daughters.

After retirement, Carrol D. and Rita enjoyed traveling in their RV throughout the USA. They settled in Granite Shoals and enjoyed visiting with family and friends and being members of Kingsland Community Church in Kingsland, TX.

Mr. Maxwell is survived by his wife Rita Mae Maxwell of Waco; two daughters, Mary Anna Moon of Corsicana and Carol Diane Humble and her husband Barry of Benton, Arkansas. He is also survived by his brothers, Herbert Maxwell and his wife Jo of Austin, and Dick Maxwell and his wife Linda of Rio Rancho, New Mexico. He is also survived by ten grand-children and numerous great-grandchildren and very many neices and nephews.

The family would like to thank the staff at Sodalis Elder Living for all their loving care and also Southern Care Hospice for the nurses, doctor, and chaplain who have been so good to Mr. Maxwell during his health struggles. We are so very grateful.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the charity of your choice.

Contact Information:

Lake Shore Funeral Home & Cremation Services

5201 Steinbeck Bend Dr
Waco, TX 76708
United States (US)
Phone: (254) 752-5900

Place of Service: Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel , 5201 Steinbeck Bend; Waco, TX 76708



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Condolence Messages

  1. Audra Chapmon (Volunteer)

    I would like to express my heartfelt sympathy to the family for the loss of your loved one. I lost my father last year and something that comforts me is that Jesus promised at John 5:28,29 that the day is coming when he is going to resurrect those in the grave. Until then, it is just like they are sleeping. (John 11:11-14) I hope that your family will find comfort in this too. audra.chapmon@gmail.com

  2. Malynda Leroy-Magee

    I want to let you know that your family and those who knew Mr. Maxwell are all in my thoughts and prayers. It is difficult during times such as this. I lost my Dad in 2002, although I hadn’t met Mr. Maxwell, his wonderful daughter Mary, has shared his legacy with me through her love and kindness. May you all feel peace, healing and comfort as the Lord has brought a good man home to Him and multiplied Mr. Maxwell trough his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

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