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Alvin Maxwell

January 10, 1942 — October 4, 2022


Rev. Alvin F. Maxwell, 80, of Cadiz, passed away on Tuesday, October 4, 2022 at Valley Hospice Center North in Steubenville, Ohio surrounded by his family. He was born January 10, 1942 in Cadiz, Ohio a son of the late James Maxwell and Cleoda McKinney Maxwell Bennett.

He was the former minister of the Apostolic Oneness Church for over 40 years and worked as a farmer, Beldon Brick and the former Nelms #2 Mine. He was a member of Calvary Apostolic Church in Steubenville, Ohio.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepfather, Cecil Bennett; 4 brothers: James L. Maxwell, Roy E. Maxwell, Vernon Maxwell and Mark Maxwell; and his sister, Ellenora Norris.

Surviving are his wife of 28 years, Phyllis Duncan Maxwell; 5 children: Rebecca Barr, Brenda (William) Luther, Cindy (Tom) Zende, Alvin “Bud” Maxwell, Jr. and John Maxwell all of Cadiz; 17 Grandchildren;  21 Great Grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; 2 step-children: Kirt Warren and Rachel Whitaker both of Lafayette, Indiana; 4 step-grandchildren; 1 step-great grandchild; 3 brothers: Kenneth (Rose) Maxwell of Cadiz, Ralph Maxwell of Scio, and Ronald Maxwell of Cadiz; 2 sisters: Shirley Berdine of Wellsville and Norma Jean Conley of Scio; and many nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held on Friday, October 7, 2022 from 5-8 at Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home, 172 South Main Street, Cadiz, Ohio. Funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Calvary Apostolic Church, 255 North 5th Street, Steubenville with Pastor John Kotsanos and Pastor Ralph Tisdale officiating. Burial will follow at Cadiz Union Cemetery.

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Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Apostolic Church, P.O. Box 4187, Steubenville, Ohio 43952.

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Service Schedule

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Friday, October 7, 2022

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home

172 S Main St, Cadiz, OH 43907

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Saturday, October 8, 2022

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