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1947 James 2013

James Maxwell

October 15, 1947 — June 4, 2013


James Alexander Maxwell, 65, of Tallahassee passed away Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at Big Bend Hospice House.

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, June 7, 2013 at Faith Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Dennis Young and Pastor Greg Doss officiating. Interment will be at Woodland Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Jimmy, the son of James Ladd Maxwell and Lucile Poppell Maxwell was born October 15, 1947 in Quincy, Fl. Jimmy was a member of Bible Believers Fellowship in Tallahassee. He served in the Florida National Guard. He retired in early 2013 from City of Tallahassee as a heavy equipment operator with the Streets and Drainage Department. Jimmy was an avid FSU football fan. He also loved NASCAR and fishing.

Survivors include his mother Lucile Poppell Maxwell of Havana, his companion Margie Smith of Tallahassee, a daughter Pheobe Singletary of Tallahassee, two " self adopted sons" Joey and Jamie Vickers both of Tallahassee. Three grandchildren Ashley Singletary, Brandi Singletary and Hunter Bell. Many cousins and close friends.

He was preceded in death by his father James Ladd Maxwell in 2009. Faith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements (850.539.4300 or

Memorial Contributions may be made to Big bend Hospice House, 1723 Mahan Center Blvd. Tallahassee, Florida 32308.


Friday June 7, 2013, 10:00am - 11:00am at Faith Funeral Home Chapel
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Funeral Service

Friday June 7, 2013, 11:00am at Faith Funeral Home Chapel
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Private family burial to follow service at Woodland Cemetery

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