Joseph Richard Maxwell passed away in Medford, Oregon on July 15th 2021, at the age of 81.
Joe was born on August 20, 1939, in Lafayette, Indiana, to John Phillip and Anna Josephine (Fisher) Maxwell. He attended Delphi Community High School, graduating in the class of '57. Joe briefly attended Purdue University before deciding to join the Navy, where he served for four years after completing electronics school. Upon settling in the California Bay Area, he then married Charon Joyce Goddard on December 21st, 1962. The couple had three children and ultimately remained in northern California, relocating to Mount Shasta in 1974. He was a faithful member of the Saint Germain Foundation.
Joe is survived by sons, Rev. Daniel Jonathan Maxwell of Hermiston, Oregon, and Alan Anthony Maxwell of Medford, Oregon; one granddaughter; and siblings, William Lee Maxwell, and Bonnie Jean Maxwell, both of Delphi, Indiana. He was preceded in death by wife, Charon, and son, Timothy Christopher Maxwell.
A memorial Mass will be offered for the repose of his soul at 11 AM at St. Anthony's Catholic Church in Mount Shasta on August 26.
Posted online on August 21, 2021