Carl J. MaxwellAugust 7, 1935 ~ April 17, 2019 (age 83)
Carl J. Maxwell, age 83, of Collinsville, IL, born on August 7, 1935 in East St. Louis, IL, passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at his daughter’s residence surrounded by his family.
Carl was part of the 1st graduating class from Assumption High School in East St. Louis, IL in 1953. He was a United States Army Veteran and owned the Orchards Barber Shop where he worked as a Barber since 1962 until his retirement in 2016 at the age of 81. Prior to becoming a Barber, he worked on the Pennsylvania Railroad. Carl’s hobbies including fishing, and his beloved garden from which many have enjoyed his tomatoes. He was also a 3rd Degree Knight of Columbus Council #9266 in Troy, IL.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 44 years, Lucille Mae, nee Peck, Maxwell, who passed away in 2000; his parents, Raymond and Edna, nee Montine, Maxwell; and his siblings, Raymond (Helen) Maxwell, Mary Blue and Maxine Poell.
Carl is survived by his daughter, Carla (Jeff) Stone of St. Louis, MO; his grandchildren, Maxwell Stone and Madison Stone, both of St. Louis, MO; his brother, Al (Faye) Maxwell of O’Fallon, IL; and his brother-in-law, Joe Poell of Belleville, IL. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to “Queen of Peace Church” - Karen M. Paulson Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Kassly Mortuary, Ltd., Fairview Heights, IL.
Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Kassly Mortuary, Ltd., Fairview Heights, IL. Interment will be held in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Belleville, IL.
Queen of Peace Church - Karen M. Paulson Memorial Scholarship Fund.