John Marshall Maxwell

John Marshall Maxwell, 78, of Parkersburg, died March 2, 2014, at the West Virginia Masonic Home.

He was born Oct. 21, 1935, in Doddridge County, W.Va., a son of the late Edwin L. and Alice Hoover Maxwell.

He was a graduate of Parkesburg High School and retired from Corning Glass. He was a member of Mt. Olivet Masonic Lodge 3.

He is survived by two cousins, Mike (Julie) Matheny of Vienna and Marilyn (Charlie) Casto of Parkersburg.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Sarah Alice Maxwell.

Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg, with the Rev. David Carpenter officiating. Burial will follow at IOOF Cemetery in West Union, W.Va. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service Tuesday at the funeral home.

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