Duncan: John David Maxwell, 84, passed away Sunday, September 18, 2022 in Oklahoma City.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 AM, Friday, September 23, 2022, at the First Baptist Church, with Rev. David Hale and Rev. Shawn Bitner officiating. Burial will be in the Marlow Cemetery under the direction of Callaway-Smith-Cobb Funeral and Cremation Services in Marlow.
Visitation for John will be at the funeral home on Wednesday, September 21, 12:00 PM- 8:30 PM, and Thursday, September 22, 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM.
John was born Friday, February 4, 1938 in Doyle, OK, to Jess and Ruby (Davis) Maxwell. He was a 1956 graduate of Bray High School. John was also a graduate of Southeastern State, where he earned his Bachelor's Degree in Secondary Education. He lived in Stephens County all of his life and spent his time farming and teaching at Bray Schools. John married the love of his life, Carol Vaughn, June 1, 1961 in Vernon, TX. He and Carol celebrated more than 58 years of marriage together until she preceded him in death in March 2020. John was a member of the Oklahoma Coaches Hall of Fame and Stephens County Livestock Growers Association. He enjoyed fishing, quail hunting, and being around his cattle. John loved his family more than anything and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He will be deeply missed by many.
Survivors include 2 sons, Johnny Maxwell and wife Tammy of Marlow, and Mickey Maxwell and wife Tonya of Duncan, 2 grandchildren, Jessica Baker and husband Bill of Marlow, and Terry Heath Maxwell and wife Trysta of Duncan, brother, Jack Maxwell of Marlow, numerous nieces and nephews and a host of friends.
In addition to his loving wife, he was preceded in death by his parents.
Pallbearers will be: Mark Williams, Neal Moore, Danny Harrison, Ted Turner, Mikel Davison, and Kent Spivey.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Fred Fitzgerald, Terry Howell, Don Spivey, Coy Stewart, Bill Burton, Lynn Harmeyer, Lloyd Ely, and all of his previous students and players.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Bray Doyle Athletics.
Online condolences may be made to www.CallawaySmithCobb.com