Lewis V. Maxon, 69, of Blue Springs, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010, at his home.

Lewis V. Maxon, 69, of Blue Springs, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010, at his home.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010, at Royer-Hays Funeral Home, 205 SW 17th Street, Blue Springs, Mo.; burial in Valley Memorial Gardens, Grain Valley, Mo. There will be a visitation Friday, Oct. 1, 2010, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. for family and close friends only.

Lewis was born March 24, 1941 in Kansas City, Mo., the son of Lewis and Jewell (Jones). He was a Vietnam veteran, serving in the United States Marine Corps. He was a Purple Heart recipient, and also received a Vietnamese Campaign Medal, Vietnamese Service Medal, and a National Defense Service Medal. Lewis was the President of ASA for four years, a member of the Grain Valley Chamber of Commerce, and contributed to Women’s Health Clinic of Independence. He was a great mechanic and an “ace” at everything.

Lewis was preceded in death by a sister, Carol O’Brien.

His survivors include his wife, Thelma; his children: Timothy, Brian, Anita, Chris, Missy, Ricky, & Romie; nineteen grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters: Patty Sharp and Judy Webber; and his dog, Buffy.

Arrangements: Royer-Hays Funeral Home, 816-229-5551.