Derrell Eugene Maxwell

Derrell Eugene Maxwell, age 80, of Clarkesville, Georgia, passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2021, following an extended illness.

Born in Bakersfield, California, on February 09, 1940, he was a son of the late Ivan & Ruby Tapp Maxwell. Derrell proudly served his country in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War and was a self-employed contractor for IBM Computers for many years.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Marjorie Rebecca Spires Maxwell; brothers, Bobby, Leroy, Billy, Guy, & Gordon Maxwell; sisters Patsy Foster, Sandra Harper, & Shirley Cookton.

Survivors include his daughter, Melanie Maxwell of Clarkesville, GA; stepdaughter & son-in-law, Sharon & Bob Belew; grandchildren, Catherine Parker, Jason Parker, and Rachel & Logan Hill; nieces, nephews, other relatives, & friends.

Mr. Maxwell’s wishes were to be cremated.

In consideration of public health & safety, no formal services are planned at this time.

An online guest register is available for the Maxwell family at

Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville, Georgia. (706) 754-6256

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