Douglas McArthur Maxwell, age 78, of Saxe, Virginia, a retired barber in Halifax, Virginia, passed away on Tuesday, February 9, 2021. Doug was predeceased by his parents, G. C. and Lucille Maxwell, his brothers, Forrest, Junior, Joseph and sisters, Marie and Virginia.  Doug served in the National Guard Reserve and was a barber for over fifty years. He loved turkey hunting, bluegrass music and dancing.  Doug is survived by his wife of fifty-seven years, Joeann L. Maxwell, brothers, Wilbur, Barry, Robert and Tom Maxwell and a sister, Mary Layne.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at Southall Memorial Church, Saxe, Virginia with a private family service to follow on Monday, February 15, 2021, at 2:00 p.m.  Interment will follow at Saxe Cemetery. Public viewing will be held from 9 a.m., to 5 p.m., on Sunday, February 14, 2021, at the Browning-Duffer Funeral Home, Keysville, VA.  Due to COVID restrictions masks and social distancing is required. In lieu of flowers, please consider Southall United Methodist Church, c/o Shirley Russell, 5363 Saxkey Rd., Saxe, Va. 23967. The Browning Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, Virginia is in charge of the arrangements.



Condolence Messages

  1. Patricia Farrar

    11 February 2021 3 years ago

    JoAnn I am so sorry for your loss! Praying for you to find peace in remembering your life with Doug and the times you two had together! Love you!

  2. Bernice Fears

    11 February 2021 3 years ago

    JoAnn so sorry for your loss may God hold you close an heal your heart remember the good memories ,

  3. Betty S Mosley

    12 February 2021 3 years ago

    My deepest condolences are extended to the Maxwell family. Joeann may God bless you and your family and May the joy of the Lord bring you strength during this difficult time!

  4. Janet Hipps

    12 February 2021 3 years ago

    I’m so sorry to hear about Mr Maxwell. I will be keeping you in my thoughts and prayers in the days ahead.


    12 February 2021 3 years ago

    Joann and family,
    Roger & I express our deepest sympathy and pray God will comfort you and bring you peace during this difficult time.
    Roger & Brenda Driskill

  6. Joyce J Lacks

    18 February 2021 3 years ago

    I am so sorry to hear about Doug. I know you will miss him so much. You are in my prayers, I love and miss you, my little buddy.

  7. Carol Martin Haley

    02 March 2021 3 years ago

    JoAnn ,I’.m so sorry to hear that your hubby passed away ,Our prayers are with you all..

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