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Max L. Nifong
March 18, 1935-Aug. 26, 2012
WARSAW â€” Max L. Nifong, 77, of Warsaw passed away Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012 at 5:50 p.m. at Peabody Retirement Community of North Manchester surrounded by his loving family.
A lifelong resident of the Marshall and Kosciusko County area, Max farmed for more than 34 years and was always involved in sales and real estate, retiring in 2009. Max enjoyed the company of others and opportunities to share his love for the Lord. He took joy in traveling with Doris and their family and friends. He was a member of Camp Creek Church of the Brethren and attended Warsaw Wesleyan Church and was a member of The Gideons International.
Max was born the son of Truman and Margaret Metheny Nifong March 18, 1935. He graduated from Etna Green High School.
Jan. 24, 1953 Max was joined in marriage to Doris Stackhouse who survives along with their children; Steve and wife Jody Nifong of Etna Green, Cindy and husband Lee Money of Greenwood, Everett and wife Bobbi Nifong of Warsaw and son-in-law, Tim Scott of Greentown. Max was blessed with nine grandchildren; Kim (and Garrett) Howell, Melissa (and Corey) Branam, Chad (and Emily) Nifong, Josh (and Jessica) Nifong, Jared Nifong, Alison Scott, Ashley Scott, Hillary Money, and Adam Money and seven great-grandchildren. A sister, Anna Mae Gay of Carmel also survives along with several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Kathy Scott and a sister, Lois Hall.
The family will receive friends Thursday, Aug. 30 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Camp Creek Church of the Brethren, 7486 N S.R. 19, Etna Green.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Camp Creek Church of the Brethren with Pastor Mark Riege of Camp Creek Church of the Brethren, Pastor Gale Janofski and Pastor Andrew Weaver both of Warsaw Wesleyan Church officiating.
Burial will follow in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery at Bourbon.
The family requests memorial contributions to: Camp Creek Church of the Brethren, Warsaw Wesleyan Church or The Gideons International, Warsaw Camp.
Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home is caring for the arrangements. Condolences may be left at: deatonclemensfh.com