February 18, 2019

Mr. Howard L. Maxwell

Mr. Howard L. Maxwell, 82, of Hogansville, passed away Saturday, February 9, 2019, at his home.

Mr. Maxwell was born June 28, 1936, in Alabama, son of the late Jack Maxwell and Frances Pickett Maxwell.

A former resident of Chattanooga and a veteran of service in the U.S. Marine Corps, he had lived in Hogansville for 50 years, was Baptist by faith, and loved buying and selling.

He was active in the apparel business in the area for over 40 years, first as plant manager for Signal Knitting Mills in LaGrange, and then as an owner of Bomax Manufacturing and RAM Manufacturing in Hogansville and Franklin Polo in Franklin.

Survivors include his wife, Kathy Maxwell of Hogansville; sons, Tony and Beth Maxwell of LaGrange, Doug and LeAnn Maxwell of Hogansville; daughter, Darlene and Al York of LaGrange; step-son, Scott and Amy Tucker of Hogansville; sisters, Shirley Cross of Birmingham, AL, Joyce Pickett of Chattanooga, TN; 14 grandchildren; and a number of great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his step-daughter, Lynn Tucker Coleman.

The funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 13, in the Chapel of Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home in Hogansville. Dr. Donald Yancey will officiate and interment will be in Myrtle Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 until 8 Tuesday night.

Condolences may be expressed at www.mckibbenfuneralhome.com

Claude A. McKibben and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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