The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

Obituaries

June 25, 2014

Robert Howard Maxwell

New Castle man, Sawhill retiree was horse trainer

- — Robert Howard Maxwell of Tamarac Drive, New Castle, passed away Tuesday afternoon (6-24-14) in his residence. He was 83.

Born Aug. 30, 1930 in Sharon, he was a son of Clyde H. and Rachel A. Hull Maxwell.

Bob graduated from Sharon High School.

He was preceded in death on Aug. 8, 2000, by his wife of 35  years, Ina C. Wilson Maxwell, whom he married Aug. 2, 1965.

Bob retired in 1995 from Sawhill Tubular in Sharon after 30 years as a welder-fitter.

He was a lover of horses and enjoyed training them. He also enjoyed camping, hunting and playing the guitar.

Bob was a former member of Covenant Presbyterian Church, Sharon.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson, Christopher Nicholson.

Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Gayle A. and Rodney D. Cobb, Transfer; and Robin R. and Robert Nance, Fresno, Calif.; two stepdaughters and a son-in-law, Joanna Nicholson, New Castle; and Karen and Robert Boughter, New Castle; and 10 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lawrence County Humane Society, P.O. Box 62, New Castle, PA 16103.

MAXWELL

Robert Howard, 83, of New Castle.

Calling hours: 2 p.m. to time of service Saturday (6-28-14) in R. CUNNINGHAM FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY Inc., 2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle. Online condolences may be offered at www.cunninghamfh.com

Service: Funeral service at 4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. Philip Harrison officiating.

Burial: Private Monday (6-30-14) in Graceland Cemetery, New Castle.

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