Max Edward Catron

January 30, 2018

Max Edward Catron, 93, of rural Russiaville, died January 30, 2018 at Mulberry Health.  He was born December 20, 1924 in Clinton County to Jess & Grace D. (Kesler) Catron.  He married Melba McIlrath on August 7, 1947 and she preceded him in death on August 16, 2015.  Max was a 1942 graduate of Burlington High School.  A lifelong farmer, he also worked for Delco General Motors for 31 years.  Max was a member of the Oakland Christian Church, where he had served as trustee.  He also served on the Board of Directors for the Geetingsville Telephone Company.

Visitation and Services

Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, February 5, 2018 at the Goodwin Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until the time of services. Burial will be in Middlefork Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Oakland Christian Church or the Purdue Cancer Center

Survived by:

Daughter: Linda Uitts of Frankfort, Son: Mike (Charlyn) Catron of rural Frankfort, 5 Grandchildren: Josh (Stacy) Uitts of Frankfort, Curt (Heather) Uitts of Frankfort, Ross (Bea) Uitts of Miami Lakes, FL, Kari (Derek) Crouch of Kokomo and Traci (Nick) Kuhn of Baroda, MI along with 9 Great Grandchildren.

Preceded by:

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Harold Catron and Lank Catron, 3 sisters, Katheryn Byrum, Josephine Hodson and Bonnie Brown, and a son, Mark Catron.


Leave your Condolences

14 Condolences for “Max Edward Catron”

  1. Crystal Dillingham January 31, 2018 at 12:36 pm

    Linda and family, I’m sorry to read about the passing of your father. My thoughts and prayers for with you all in the coming days.

  2. Tia Timmons January 31, 2018 at 4:20 pm

    Josh & Stacy,
    Im so sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and your family.

  3. Jerry and Joyce Sibbitt January 31, 2018 at 6:54 pm

    Linda, Mike and families. We are so sorry for your loss and we feel the pain along with you. We are out of town, but wish to send you our condolences and love. May God cradle you in his loving arms. You are in our prayers.

  4. John and Lorita Hackerd January 31, 2018 at 11:30 pm

    We are very sorry for your loss.

  5. Phil and Gloria Crum January 31, 2018 at 11:54 pm

    Mike and Charlyn,

    It is with sincere sympathy that we think of you in the passing of your father. May the whole family be blessed with peace.

  6. Marsha Catron-Randall February 1, 2018 at 8:19 am

    So sorry for your loss. It was great seeing Max and part of your family at the Catron reunion last summer.

  7. Keith D. Johns February 1, 2018 at 5:12 pm

    To the family of Max, I offer my deepest condolences. Max and I were distant relatives and fellow Alumni of Burlington H.S.

    He was a relative, and good friend. He will be missed by all.

  8. Andrea Shriver February 1, 2018 at 8:01 pm

    Linda so sorry to hear of your father’s death. I know you were close to him. My prayers are with your family.

  9. Charles and Sue Fink February 2, 2018 at 10:03 am

    Linda and family
    We are so sorry for the loss of your father and grandfather. He will be missed by his loving family. We always enjoyed the pictures of him with his great grand children. We pray for your family during this difficult time. You are in our prayers and thoughts even though we can’t be there.
    Sue and Charlie Fink

  10. Kaye Vogus February 2, 2018 at 7:38 pm

    We are sorry for your loss. Thoughts and Prayers.
    Brian, Diana, Emily, and Avery Jones
    Zack and Brittany and Kinsley Jones
    Kris and Tracey Jones
    Jeff, Kaye, Morgan and Tori Vogus

  11. Ward and Vicki Stevens February 3, 2018 at 10:26 am

    Linda and family, we are so sorry to read this announcement about the passing of your father. May God comfort you and your family during this difficult period.

  12. Connie Stevens King February 3, 2018 at 7:45 pm

    Mike, Linda and family, so sorry to hear about your dad’s passing. Sending prayers from our family to yours. The Stevens Family.

  13. Mindy Gilbert February 4, 2018 at 7:58 pm

    Mike and Linda,
    So sorry to hear of Uncle Max’s passing. I think of him and Aunt Melba at church all through my life. He will be missed by many. Prayers for you and your families at this time.

  14. Mike & Renee Guffy February 7, 2018 at 5:35 pm

    Mike, so sorry to hear about your dad’s passing. Renee and I will keep your family in our thoughts and prayers. May God give you and your family strength and comfort during this time of loss.

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