William W. Maxwell

Oct 20 1936
Feb 21 2024
87 Years
Clifton Forge, Virginia

William W. Maxwell, 87, of Clifton Forge, VA, formerly of Coatesville, passed away on February 21, 2024 at the Woodlands Health & Rehab Center in Clifton Forge, Virginia. He was the husband of the late Marion A. Slider Maxwell who died in 2020. They shared 65 years of marriage together. Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late George T. Maxwell and Lottie Mae Jacobs Maxwell. 

Bill was a Chester County resident most of his life and a 1954 graduate of the former S. Horace Scott High School in Coatesville. After high school he served honorably in the US Army.

Down through the years, as far as occupation, Bill worked on several farms in the Buck Run area during and after high school. “Had a lot of pull on the farm!” (He milked cows), drove Charter buses for Reeder Buses in Modena, worked at Lukens Steel for 30 years, both in the office and in the mill, graduated from an online locksmithing class and became a self-employed locksmith for almost 20 years in Chester and Lancaster Counties, and enjoyed working at Cherry Crest Adventure Farm for 17 years.

He is survived by his children: W. Allen Maxwell married to Teri Maxwell (Schoch) Denver, PA, Pamela Allena Supplee (Maxwell) married to Earl Supplee of Buena Vista, VA, David J. Maxwell married to Beth Maxwell (Devlin) Gap, PA, Sadie M Esh married to John Esh New Holland, PA, Russell A. Maxwell married to Jacqui Maxwell (Regener) Parkesburg, PA; 13 grandchildren, Michael R Maxwell, Charles A Maxwell married to Cari, Martha A Esh, William T. Supplee, Amos J Esh married to Rosanna, Ian H Maxwell married to Lauren, Alyssa Snyder (Maxwell) married to Cory, Emily E Maxwell, James W. Supplee married to Susannah, David J Maxwell Jr. married to Ashley, Priscilla L Stoltzfus (Esh) married to Daniel, Jennifer A Maxwell Leinbach married to Dustin, Brady A Maxwell; and 17 great grandchildren, Owen Maxwell, Connor Maxwell, Rebekah Remp, Madelyn Remp, Sydney Maxwell, Arlan Esh, Martha Esh, Anthony Esh, Kaitlyn Esh, Laverne Esh, Rory Maxwell, Jack Maxwell, Evie Supplee, Audrey Anne Maxwell, Emily Grace Stoltzfus and Marlena Joy Stoltzfus and Jason Stoltzfus, two siblings; George T. Maxwell, Jr. (Carole) Ephrata, PA and Cynthia Holtz (John) Gulfport, FL and two brother-in-laws; Ronald White of Lake Wales, FL and Paul Farra of Coatesville, PA. He was preceded in death by his brother Joe and his sister Peggy.  

Memorial Services will be held on Saturday April 6, 2024 at 11:00AM at the Community Bible Church, 234 Old Leacock Road, Gordonville, PA 17529.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Wilde Funeral Home of Parkesburg, PA. Online condolences may be respectfully posted at www.wildefuneralhome.com

Service Date: 
Apr 6 2024 - 11:00am
Service Location: 
Community Bible Church 234 Old Leacock Road Gordonville, PA


So sorry to hear about Bill. We grew up together in the East End of Coatesville and played at the Columbia Avenue playground north of the Scott High School. Later, I enjoyed seeing Bill at our class reunions which he helped organize.


Roger J. Brown, Class of 1954

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Thank you so much for your kind words.  I love to hear from people that knew daddy from so many aspects of his life.  He and my mom loved to organize the reunions.  Thanks again for reaching out.  I appreciate it.  


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Rus and family,
So sorry to hear of your Dad's passing.

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Thank you Judi for reaching out.  I'll make sure to tell the family. 

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Thank you Pammie for everything you’ve done for Dad. I appreciate it and I love you. I know this is hard on you but once a Daddy’s girl, always a Daddy’s girl❤️

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Thank you Dave and Beth.  This was so nice to see this on here.  And you are so right, I will be forever my daddy's princess, his little girl.  I love you both too.  

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