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Leonard Loyd Maxwell

June 11, 1939 ~ January 27, 2019 (age 79)
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Leonard Loyd Maxwell, age 79 years, of Elkhart, Indiana died January 27, 2019 at the Elkhart General Hospital.

He was born in Ritner, Kentucky on June 11, 1939 the son of Marvin C. and Lora Alice (Jones) Maxwell. Leonard had worked in Kentucky as a logger, and in Indiana first making truck caps and then at van conversions.  He enjoyed watching NASCAR being an avid Dale Earnhardt fan, Kentucky Basketball, and Classic Cars. The greatest joy in his life was his children and grandchildren, and letting them drive his truck and lawn mower around his yard.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Barbara (Cox) Maxwell; daughter, Ginny Gail Maxwell; brothers, Billy Maxwell, Harold Maxwell, and Jimmy Maxwell, and infant brother; and a sister, Jennifer Maxwell.

Survivors include his son, Leonard Greg Maxwell (Stacy) of Elkhart, Indiana; daughter,  Kimberly Miller (Steve) of Goshen, Indiana; brother, Lenville Maxwell of Whitley City, Kentucky; sisters, Irene Strunk of Whitley City, Jackie Strunk of Revelo, Kentucky, and Donna Maxwell of Whitley City; grandchildren, Keia Piper (Ryan, Heather Riggs (Tyler), and Cameron Maxwell; great grandchildren, Lilly Piper, Kimberly Piper, Rosemary Piper, and Cameron Riggs; and many friends that he visited daily at the Callahan’s Restaurant in Elkhart.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 1pm in the Taylor Ridge United Baptist Church with Bro. Lenville Maxwell officiating. Burial to follow in the McCreary County Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends after 11am Saturday at the church.

McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with the arrangements.

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