Kenneth E. Maxwell, age 80, of Jackson Center, Ohio passed away peacefully Saturday, January 15, 2022, in his residence surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Jackson Center, Ohio December 2, 1941, a son of the late Max E. and Cleona (Hone) Maxwell. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Bob and Bill Maxwell and a brother-in-law, George Klopfenstein.
On August 17, 1963, he married Darlene (Leiss) Maxwell and she survives in Jackson Center.
He is also survived by four children: Penny (Greg) Roehm of Delphos, Tim (Angie DeMers) Maxwell of Tampa, Florida, John (Dawn) Maxwell of New Bremen, and Michael (Jenny) Maxwell of Sidney; 10 grandchildren: Josh Marchal, Jeremy Marchal, Nikki (Bryan) Maxwell-Doak, Holly (Wes) Nienberg, Shelby Maxwell, Morgan Houser, Drew Houser, Taylor Maxwell, Elizabeth Maxwell, and Grace Rader; 9 great grandchildren: Hayden, Harper, Holden, Brandon, Ethan, Huxley, Charlotte, Ezlyn, and Maxwell; two sisters, Jane Klopfenstein and Becky (Dan) Holloway along with several nieces and nephews.
Ken retired from LeROI Dresser in Sidney, Ohio as a traffic manager and supervisor. He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Botkins. He cherished his family and enjoyed spending time with each and every one of them. Family vacations and get-togethers was of utmost enjoyment to him. Ken also enjoyed going to NASCAR races with his boys and playing cards with family and friends.
A private Mass of Christian Burial was held at the Immaculate Conception Church in Botkins and private burial was in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Rita's Hospice (Mercy Health) 959 W. North St. Lima, OH 45805-2457
The staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in Jackson Center is honored to serve the Maxwell family.