AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Regnald Maxwell Jr. entered into rest on Saturday, November 24, 2001, at the residence. Memorial services will be held on Tuesday, November 27, 2001, at 2 p.m. from Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church with Dr. Jeffrey Newlin officiating. Mr. Maxwell, a native of Augusta, was the son of the late Dr. Regnald and Lollie Johnson Maxwell. He attended Davidson College and entered the United States Air Force. Upon completing his military duty Mr. Maxwell received his Bachelors degree from the University of Georgia where he was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon Social Fraternity and was a 1959 graduate of the University of Georgia School of Law, and a member Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity. Mr. Maxwell was in private practice in Augusta for many years and a member of Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church where he was a deacon. In the mid 1960s he was elected to serve in the Georgia Legislature and was the first Republican to preside over the Georgia House since re-construction. He was a board member of the Augusta Free School, and was an avid deep-sea fisherman. Mr. Maxwell is survived by his wife, Lorraine Elder Maxwell, Augusta; his son, Regnald Maxwell III, Augusta; and a daughter, Elder Maxwell, New York, N.Y.; one sister, Anna Maxwell Waller, Augusta. Remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2623 Washington Road, Augusta, Georgia 30904. Honorary pallbearers will be Leroy Simkins, Frank Troutman, Thomas M. Tillman, John J. Wilkins, Byrd Warlick, Hugh Connolly, Alonzo Boardman, William S. Morris III, John B. Long, Zachry A. Everitt, Francis OConnor, Barnee Baxter. Elliott Sons Funeral Home, 1134 Telfair Street.
The Augusta Chronicle November 27, 2001