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 Robert T. “Bob” Maxfield

Robert T. “Bob” Maxfield

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Death 1 Jan 2007 (aged 80)
Burial Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA
Plot Garden of Prayer & Meditation 311-C-1
Memorial ID 149664968 · View Source
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Robert T. Maxfield

Bob Maxfield passed away peacefully on the morning of the New Year, Jan. 1, 2007 after a long battle with Alzheimer's. Bob was born Oct. 12, 1926 to Hillard A. and Sophia S. Maxfield. He graduated from South High in 1944 in Salt Lake City before moving to California where he resided until 1991. He and his wife Virginia then moved to Sandy, UT. He was devoted to caring for his loving wife Virginia during her declining years. While residing in California, he and Virginia established Maxfield Auto Parts in Signal Hill for 30 years. He was active in civic and professional organizations, was President of Rotary Club and also Signal Hill Planning and Zoning Commission. He received an award from Lady Bird Johnson for planning and beautification. He was so proud of serving his Country in World War II as a Marine where he was awarded the Purple Heart. He showed his patriotism and love of country by the way he lived each day. When he returned to Salt Lake he helped organize the Utah License Plate Collectors Assn. and was its first president. Survived by daughter Lucinda Lidgard, Missouri; brothers, Richard, Paul (Doris), sisters Marilyn Maxfield Dowland and Eileen Maxfield Perkins and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Also survived by a special friend and companion Alice Mae Ballard. Preceded in death by his parents, wife, sister Norine M. Purcell and stepdaughter Sharon Leitch. The family wishes to thank the staff and caregivers at Alta Ridge Alzheimer's Facility and Millcreek Hospice for the special love and care they gave to Bob. Funeral Services will be held Friday, Jan. 5, 2007, 12:00 noon at Larkin Sunset Gardens, 1950 East 10600 South, Sandy. Friends and family are invited to visit one hour prior to the services. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Alta Ridge Alzheimer's Facility.

Published 3 January 2007 in The Salt Lake Tribune (UT)


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  • Created by: Lynn Fischer
  • Added: 22 Jul 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 149664968
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert T. “Bob” Maxfield (12 Oct 1926–1 Jan 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 149664968, citing Larkin Sunset Gardens Cemetery, Sandy, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Lynn Fischer (contributor 47245698) .