C ol . Ma xwell was born in Rockdale on July 23, 1933, and died on May 6, 2011.
He ret ired f rom U. S. A ir Force in 1974 and belonged to the Retired Officer Association and Stinson’s Flight No. 2, Order of the Daedalians.
Following his Air Force career, Col. Maxwell was a second grade school teacher, first at Rockdale Elementary and then for Northside ISD in San Antonio. His teaching career spanned over 20 years.
His educational affiliations included Delta Kappa Honor Society.
Col. Maxwell was a member of Spirit in the Hills Lutheran Church in Spicewood, previously having been a member at St. Helena’s Episcopal Church in Boerne, Peace Lutheran and First Christian Church in Rockdale. He served as a Stephen’s minister, was a regular choir member and held various leadership positions within the church.
Col. Maxwell was raised in Rockdale and attended college at Texas A& M University, as a ROTC cadet.
Upon graduation, he took a commission with the U. S. Air Force.
In 1955, he married Nona Lee Dymke.
Col. Maxwell enjoyed his family, gardening and fishing.
Survivors are his wife, Nona Maxwell; two daughters, Debbie Kaiser and Becky Christensen; and a son, Sid Maxwell; also, six grandsons and a great grandson.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, http://honor.americanheart.org/ site/TR, select “Memorials and Tributes” and search for Sid Maxwell, or call 1-800-242-8721.