MAHLKE, Max E., of Fayetteville, NC, died March 31, 2013 at home.
He was born January 3, 1937 in Wheeling, West Virginia. He was the son of the late Max E. Mahlke and Eleanor Huntsman Mahlke.
He was preceded in death by his wife, of 53 years, Susie Korell Mahlke on November 4, 2007.
He was a Southern Baptist by faith and a member of River Community Church. He was a retired pharmacist and co-owner of Carolina JJ, LLC. He graduated from Wheeling High School, received his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy degree from West Virginia University.
A memorial service will be held Monday, April 8, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. at Jernigan-Warren Chapel with the Rev. Todd Brady officiating. The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home.
Max is survived by daughters, Elizabeth M. Craft and Stephanie M. Burford; a son, Max K. Mahlke all of Fayetteville; and six grandchildren, Robert and Brooks Burford, Henry and Daniel Craft and Robert and Sarah Mahlke.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to The River Community Church, 6322 Ramsey St., Fayetteville, N.C. 28311.
Arrangements by Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home.