Raymond Arthur Maxim, 73, of Waycross, GA passed away peacefully at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, FL on Sunday June 24, 2012 after a brief illness.
Raymond was born on March 30,1939 in Fleischmanns to Chloe Vermilyea and Hiram Maxim.
He was predeceased by his wife, Bonnie Sue West; a son, Scott James Maxim; a sister Chloe Pebler, and brothers Robert and Burton.
He is survived by four children, Merri Maxim of Shandaken, Thomas and Tina Maxim of Stamford, Angela Maxim of Waycross, GA, and Daniel and Leila Marie Maxim of Waycross, GA. Also surviving are four grandchildren, Keith Roberts of Arkville, Christina Maxim of Philadelphia, PA, and Nick and Nate Maxim from Waycross, GA; one great-grandson, Ryker Mason Roberts of Arkville; a sister, Patricia Kratchovil, and two brothers, Alan and Wayne, all from New York. Many more loving family members and friends also survive.
A service to celebrate the life of Ray Maxim will be held on Friday, July 6, 2012 at 3 p.m. at the Fleischmanns Methodist Church, Main Street, Fleischmanns