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Max Warf

Max Warf, 86, of Arthur, IL passed away at 8:35 a.m. on Sunday, October 3, 2021, at the Arthur Home.

Visitation was held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at the Edwards Funeral Home, masks and social distancing were appreciated. Private funeral services were held on Thursday, October 7, 2021, at the funeral home. Burial was in the Arthur Cemetery.

Max was born on April 28, 1935, in Horse Cave, KY. He was a son of Louis Bryant and Annie (Compton) Warf. He married Joan Anita Vaughn on March 28, 1956, in Paris, IL. She passed away on February 25, 2019.

Max is survived by two children, Teresa Miller and her husband Ken of Sullivan, IL and Steven Russell Warf and his wife Gwyn of Arthur, IL, six grandchildren, Stephany Barnes of Sullivan, IL Doniella Warf-Snyder and her boyfriend Allan Middendorf of Columbia, IL, Christopher Warf of Arthur, IL, Drew Miller and his wife Heather, Morgan Schum and her husband Jason all of Sullivan, IL, and Adriana Zheng and her husband Charlie of Urbana, IL; five great-grandchildren, Emily and Mason and Katie Miller and Stella and Payton Schum; two sisters, Rachel Waller and Shirley Johnson both of Champaign, IL; a sister-in-law Ruth Warf of Sadorus, IL and a special family friend, Wayne Pedigo and his wife Julie of Cave City, KY.

Max was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, a daughter, LuAnn Richardson, two great-grandsons, Grant Schum and Cole Miller, two brothers, David Warf, and William “Tude” Warf and three sisters, Gwenleanne Pruitt, Kathlene Logsdon and Frances Blakley.

Max had worked at Progress Industries in Arthur, IL, and Tube Lok in Mattoon, then later retired from EZ Trail in Arthur, IL.

He was a member of the Arthur Sportsman’s Club.

He loved to trap-shoot, hunt, and fish. Max was a big Dale Earnhardt fan.

His family would like to thank the staff at the Arthur Home for the exceptional care they gave Max while he was in the Arthur Home.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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