Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Edwin Maxim Passes Away

    Edwin Phillip Maxim, 90, of Davidsonville, died October 12 at the Caroline Nursing & Rehabilitation in Denton.
    Born on December 18, 1922 in Boston, MA, Mr. Maxim was the son of the late Edwin Clinton McIntyre, an organ erector, and his wife Lillian E. Hodnott. After the untimely death of his birth mother, Mr. Maxim was adopted in 1928 by Earle H. and Anna Rowland Maxim. Mr. Maxim grew up in Beacon, NY graduating in 1940 from Beacon High School.
    He was a US Marine veteran of WWII having served in the Pacific Theater from 1943 to 1947. Upon his return home, he attended Georgia Institute of Technology and obtained a BS in Industrial Management. He became an Internal Revenue Agent and obtained his CPA from Strayer Jr College in 1969. Mr. Maxim retired in 1989. Prior to his retirement and marriage to June, he lived on Tulip Grove Drive in Bowie for many years. An avid power boater, he was a member of the US Power Squadron, Potomac River Power Squadron and Chesapeake Cruiser Assn. Mr. Maxim was also a musician and supported the South County Concert Assn and Londontowne Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Maxim rode his motorcycle all over the US having visited all but a few westernmost states on his bike. He rode until the age of 86. He was a member of the Gold Wing Road Riders Assn.
    He was preceded in death by his wife of 24 years, June T, Davidson Maxim, who died December 4, 2012. Mr. Maxim is survived by two step-daughters, Marybeth Davidson and Terry Davidson; three step-sons, Robert J Davidson III, Mike Davidson, and Mark Davidson; 12 step-grandchildren; and a step-son from a previous marriage, David Russell.
    A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 19, at the St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 1800 Seton Dr., Crofton, where friends may visit with the family immediately before the service from 9:30 a.m. until 10 a.m. Interment will follow in the Lakemont Memorial Gardens, 900 W. Central Ave. in Davidsonville. If friends wish to send memorial donations, the family suggests sending them in memory of "Auggie" to the Dachshund Rescue of North America, 7821 Sabre Ct., Manassas, VA 20109. To send online condolences, please visit

No comments:

Post a Comment