Mr. Walter Ernest Maxwell, 77, of Nashville, TN, died March 30, 2022 at St. Thomas-Midtown Hospital. Born in Rutherford Co., TN, he was the son of the late W.T. Maxwell, Jr and Edna Louise Gilbert Maxwell. He graduated from College Grove High School in 1962 and was retired from the United States Postal Service. He was of the Church of Christ faith
Walter was a veteran of the United States Army. He served in Vietnam as a helicopter mechanic and received the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal, one Over Seas Service Bar, the Vietnam Service Medal, the Aircraft Crewman Badge and the Air Medal.
Mr. Maxwell is survived by his two sisters, Kathryn McCreary of Cypress, TX and Shirley Clark of Estill Springs, TN; 3 nieces, Kathy Borie of Houston, TX, Jennifer Pierce of Cypress, TX, Kathleen Clark of Chattanooga, TN; 2 nephews, Darrin Puckett of Floyds Knobs, IN and Brad Clark of Chattanooga, TN. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Brenda Maxwell; a son, Robert Wayne Maxwell; a sister, Joyce Maxwell.
A private family remembrance of Walter’s life will be held at a later date.
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