Robert Maxwell

MAXWELL, Robert Junior, 63, of Wheeling passed away Thursday, November 22, 2012 at his home.

He was born February 21, 1949, in Glen Dale, son of Deloris Coffield Maxwell and the late David J. Maxwell.

Robert was a retired operator for 30 years for Alcoa in Davenport, IL, and was a US Army veteran. He loved fishing and collecting eagles.

Along with his father, he is preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Bill Brock, and his step-father, Alfred “Pete” Shields.

Along with his mother, he is survived by his wife, Frances “Fran” Ahart Maxwell; three children, Robert J Maxwell and his wife Aimee of Carbon Cliff, IL, Christinia Hicks and her husband Alan of Davenport, IL. And John Maxwell and his fiance’ Autumn Yowger of Illinois; two sisters, Shirley Sayre and her husband Bud of Wheeling, and Bernice Brock of Wheeling; a sister-in-law, Donna Edgell and her husband Bob of Wheeling; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received Sunday, November 25, 2012 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger St., Elm Grove, Wheeling (304-242-2311), where services will be held Monday, November 26, 2012 at 11 a.m. Interment in Wood Hill Cemetery.

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