Max Ernest

Max Ernest
Max Ernest


Mr. Max W. Ernest, 90, of Seymour, died on Sunday, October 11, 2020 at 11:46 a.m. at Schneck Medical Center. He was born July 21, 1930 in Jackson County to the late Henry and Glydia Ernest. He married Virginia Picklesimer on July 16, 1963 in Seymour.

Max graduated from Seymour High School in 1948. He graduated from Franklin College. Max retired from Jackson County Bank as Executive Vice President. He also served as a Trust Officer and was the founder of the trust department. He was a past district Governor of Rotary International as well as a Korean War Veteran and Mason.

Family and friends may call at Voss & Sons Funeral Service on Friday, October 16 from 12:00 noon until time of service. A Masonic service will be held at 1:15 pm. Funeral services for Max will be conducted at 1:30 pm with Rev. Robin Everheart officiating. Burial will follow at Riverview Cemetery with full military graveside rites conducted by VFW Post 1925, American Legion Post 89, Disabled Veterans 47, Korean and Vietnam Veterans, all of Seymour. (Masks are respectfully required within Voss & Sons Funeral Service)

Max and Virginia had two children, Jeffrey Max Ernest and Paul “Wesley” Ernest, both survive. Also surviving are 6 grandchildren Darsy Ernest, Delany Hausberger, Madelyn Davers, Delyla Ernest, Briceon Ernest and Brealei Ernest.

He was preceded in death by his parents; beloved wife; and brother, Lynn Ernest.

Memorials may be written to Greater Seymour Trust Fund – FTBO Mande Welch Fund, in care of Voss & Sons Funeral Service.

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