72 year old Walter Maxwell of McMinnville died Thursday at Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville. He was born in DeKalb County. Maxwell was also a U.S. Army Veteran, a retired machinist with Magnetek Century Electric, and he attended the Bybee Branch Church of Christ. The funeral will be Monday at 2:00 p.m. at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Tony Lawrence and Nestor Stewart will officiate and burial will be in the Mount View Cemetery. Military grave rites will be administered by the VFW POST 5064 and the American Legion POST 173. The Maxwell family will receive friends on Saturday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., and again on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service at McMinnville Funeral Home. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Lee Maxwell and Annie Laura Martin Maxwell. Survivors include his wife of 26 years, Daisy Maxwell of McMinnville. A son and daughter-in-law, John and Kathy Maxwell of Spring Hill. A step-daughter and son-in-law, Carol and Harry Felty of McMinnville. Two step-sons and daughters-in-law, Gary and Eleanor Atnip of Franklin and Steve and Teresa Atnip of McMinnville. A brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Helen Maxwell of Welaka, Florida. Three grandchildren, thirteen step grandchildren, and three step great grandchildren along with several nieces, nephews, and other family members. McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.