March 21, 2020
Dr. Harold David Maxwell, age 75, of Lumberton, NC passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. He was born in Smithville, TN to the late Toy Maxwell and the late Helen Brown Maxwell Carter. He will be remembered for his many years as a biology professor at UNC-Pembroke.
Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Helen Putty.
He is survived by his wife, Vivian Windom Maxwell of the home; a son, James Garfield Suggs II and wife Tiffany of Shelby, NC; two daughters, Robin Perrone and husband Dave of Charlotte, NC and Vivian Suzanne Britt and husband Michael of Orrum, NC; four grandchildren: Chelsea Suggs, Austin Suggs, Haleigh McClure, and Elizabeth Parker; one great-grandson, Aislan McClure; three step-grandchildren: Braxton Britt, Austin Cartee, and Boone Cartee; and a brother, Ronald Brown Maxwell and wife Judy of Killen, AL.
The family of Dr. David Maxwell deeply appreciates and gratefully acknowledges your kind expressions of sympathy. Your tributes to the memory of David have brought us much comfort. There are those whose lives death cannot diminish. Their love radiates forever in the hearts of family, friends and colleagues. We felt that love in your thoughtfulness as you shared your memories and experiences with us.
A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, at 1:00 PM at Whorton Springs Cemetery in Smithville, TN.
In lieu of flowers, the family would cherish donations to a scholarship to be announced at a later time by the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.
Love-Cantrell Funeral Home in charge of local arrangements.