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Timothy Elton Maxfield

August 20, 1960 ~ August 9, 2021 (age 60)


Captain Timothy Elton Maxfield, 60, of Smithland passed away on Monday, August 9, 2021, aboard his riverboat.

Tim was as a riverboat captain for over 27 years. Most recently he worked for TVT. He enjoyed horseback riding and hunting. He was of the Methodist Faith.

Surviving is his high school sweetheart and wife of 4 years, Sherri Maxfield; four children, Jesse Maxfield, Marita Maxfield, Ellen (Cody) Litchfield, Kelly (Lindsey) Allen; his parents, Clarence and Faye Maxfield; one brother, Shane (Terressa) Maxfield; two sisters, Tena Browning and Lorie (Tommy) Strader; ten grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by his grandson, Kane.

Funeral services will be at 1:00pm on Saturday, August 14, 2021, at Smith Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Kenny Downs officiating. Burial will follow at McMurray Cemetery.

Friends may visit the family from 11:00am to service hour on Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made in his honor to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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Smith Funeral Chapel of Smithland is in charge of arrangements.

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August 14, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Smith Funeral Chapel (Smithland)

Funeral Service
August 14, 2021

1:00 PM
Smith Funeral Chapel (Smithland)

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