Rev. Alvin F. Maxwell, 80, of Cadiz, passed away on Tuesday, October 4, 2022, at Valley Hospice Center North in Steubenville, Ohio, surrounded by his family. He was born January 10, 1942, in Cadiz, Ohio, a son of the late James Maxwell and Cleoda McKinney Maxwell Bennett.

He was the former minister of the Apostolic Oneness Church for over 40 years and worked as a farmer, at Beldon Brick, and the former Nelms #2 Mine. He was a member of the Calvary Apostolic Church in Steubenville, Ohio.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepfather, Cecil Bennett; four brothers: James L. Maxwell, Roy E. Maxwell, Vernon Maxwell, and Mark Maxwell; and his sister, Ellenora Norris.

Surviving are his wife of 28 years, Phyllis Duncan Maxwell; 5 children: Rebecca Barr, Brenda (William) Luther, Cindy (Tom) Zende, Alvin “Bud” Maxwell Jr., and John Maxwell, all of Cadiz; 17 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two step-children: Kirt Warren and Rachel Whitaker both of Lafayette, Indiana; four step-grandchildren; one step-great grandchild; three brothers: Kenneth (Rose) Maxwell of Cadiz, Ralph Maxwell of Scio, and Ronald Maxwell of Cadiz; two sisters: Shirley Berdine of Wellsville and Norma Jean Conley of Scio; and many nieces and nephews.

Calling hours were held on Friday, October 7, 2022, at Clark-Kirkland-Barr Funeral Home, 172 South Main Street, Cadiz, Ohio. The funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Calvary Apostolic Church, 255 North 5th Street, Steubenville, with Pastor John Kotsanos and Pastor Ralph Tisdale officiating. Burial will follow at Cadiz Union Cemetery.

The memorial guestbook may be signed at Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Apostolic Church, P.O. Box 4187, Steubenville, Ohio 43952.