Earl Alison Maxie, 81 of Oak Ridge, TN (formerly Ashville, OH), passed away at home on Sunday, August 7, 2016. He was born on December 11, 1934 in Portsmouth, OH. Earl was a veteran of the Navy and Air Force during Korea and served as a firefighter and rescue squad. He was a past Cub Scout leader and worked 10 years at Temkin’s, 10 years for OSHA and retired from the Department of Energy after another 25 years of service. After retirement Earl opened the first quick lube (Pit Crew) in East TN and he also had a safety consulting agency by the name of M.A.S.H.E.C. Earl was avid hunter and fisherman and enjoyed hunting with his son Joe.
His wife of 61 years Stella (Ann) passed in 2020. He was preceded in death by his Mother Violet and Father Andrew Jackson Maxie, brothers Othel and Carlos, sisters Bake, Delma and Ester.
Earl is survived by his son Joseph Maxie (Debbie) of Oak Ridge, TN; Grandchildren Beth Raisor (Kris), Natalie Jenkins-Rice (Jason) and four Great Grandchildren Abram and Reese Raisor, Isaac and Everly Jenkins-Rice all of Lenoir City, TN. Also survived by sisters Beverly, Anita, and Thelma with many nieces and nephews great-nieces and great-nephews.
A family graveside service will be held at 10:00 A.M., Thursday, July 2nd at Reber Hill Cemetery, Walnut Township. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to: Rick Brown VFW Post #7941, 3301 Northup Ave. South Bloomfield, OH 43103. Online condolences to olivercheekfuneralhome.com.
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