Robert ‘PaPa’ Maxwell
beloved husband, father and grandfather, sadly received his harp on November 7, 2021, in Indianapolis at the age of 81.
PaPa was born and raised in Chicago IL. When he graduated high school, he chose to join the Navy, where he later returned home after battling tuberculosis.
On February 7, 1960, PaPa married the love of his life Joyce Marie West. Six years later on May 28, 1966, he had his first and only child, Roberta Eileen Maxwell.
PaPa was a jack of all trades throughout his life, but his true calling was automotive repair, which he passed down to his daughter and his granddaughters. PaPa was also passionate about history, all martial arts, and boxing.
The driving force in his life was his family. PaPa is survived by his wife of 61 years, Joyce ‘nanny’ Maxwell, his daughter Roberta ‘dingus’ Maxwell-Perry, and his 2 granddaughters, Jennifer ‘uboo’ Perry & Arianna ‘PoRky’ Barham. He is also survived by his 4 great grandchildren Adrianna & Dorian Banks/Trae & Jaidyn Carter.
NOW THE CAPTIAN OF HIS OWN SHIP, MAY HE FOREVER REST IN PEACE.
Cremation Services provided by A.R.N. Funeral & Cremation Services, 11411 N. Michigan Road.
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