April 9, 1940 - January 1, 2022
Mr. Max Whitfield, age 81, of Lavonia, passed away Saturday, January 1, 2022 at AnMed Health in Anderson. Born April 9, 1940, in Anderson, SC, he was a son of the late Edgar and Mary (Collier) Whitfield. He retired from the Milliken Company, where he worked as a supervisor at the Alan B. Sibley Mill. He was a member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church. Mr. Whitfield was an avid fan of NASCAR and especially Dale Earnhardt. He will be remembered as a hard-working man that loved everyone and the Best Papa Ever. He is survived by his wife of 61 years: Gloria (Harris) Whitfield; daughters & sons-in-law: Tammy & Grady Cole, Shelia & Carter Chitwood, and Crystal & Jason Cawthon; granddaughters: Lasha Chitwood, Kassidy Bradley, Brandi Glass, Lindsey Cureton, Kaylee Cawthon, Miley Cawthon, and Callie Cawthon; eleven great-grandchildren; sisters: Helen Gibby, Ann Whitfield, Linda Hall, and Betty Alderman; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters: Dot Whitfield and Dessie Mae Brown; and brothers: Cecil Whitfield and Bud Whitfield. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, January 3, 2022 at the chapel of Strickland Funeral Home with Rev. Tee Singleton officiating. Entombment will follow at Franklin Memorial Gardens – North. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday from 12:00 p.m. until the service. The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers: Chris Carter, Jason Cawthon, Grady Cole, Tim Cureton, Curtis Glass, Robin Lock. Strickland Funeral Home of Lavonia is in charge of the arrangements. To sign the online guest register and leave personal condolences to the Whitfield family, please visit stricklandfh.com.
Mr. Max Whitfield, age 81, of Lavonia, passed away Saturday, January 1, 2022 at AnMed Health in Anderson. Born April 9, 1940, in Anderson, SC, he was a son of the late Edgar and Mary (Collier) Whitfield. He retired from the Milliken Company,... View Obituary & Service Information
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