Malachi Jerimiah Maxwell, age 12, passed away Sunday, February 9, 2020. He was born August 28, 2007 in Abilene to Robbie Alan Maxwell and Deborah Ann (Smith) Maxwell.
There will be a memorial service 11:00 am Saturday, February 15, at The Hamil Family Funeral Home, 6449 Buffalo Gap Rd., with Russ Ponder and Jerry Don Reynolds officiating. Friends and loved ones are invited to visit with the family afterwards.
He is survived by his parents, Robbie and Deborah Maxwell; his “Grunkle,” Wiley Kerkstra; paternal grandparents, Donnie and Janie Maxwell; his sister, Gabrielle “Gabi” Maxwell, and a multitude of aunts, uncles, and cousins. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Malachi will be remembered for his kind heart, his creative facial expressions, create different vocal impressions, and willingness to help others. He enjoyed video games, robotics, music, and epic action adventure stories. He was a student at Clack Middle School, where he loved science. His lifelong dream was to become an engineer that specialized in 3D printed robotics so that he could create prosthetic for wounded soldiers and disabled children.
The family first began in the funeral business in 1933. The Hamil's legacy, beginning with the Elliott's to John and Jo Ann Hamil and now continuing with Robert and Karla Hamil, is to serve families in their time of need.