Max Eugene Monce Sr., 66, of Brazil died at 3:29 a.m. Tuesday, May 9, 2006, in the emergency room at St. Vincent Clay Hospital in Brazil.
He was born Feb. 22, 1940, in Clinton, Indiana, as the son of Milton and Evelyn Jordan Monce. Following high school he served during the Vietnam War with the U.S. Army until his honorable discharge. He married Cordelia Anne Young in Brazil on Dec. 12, 1961.
Max was employed as a truck driver and worked for several years as a driver for Underwood Trucking. He logged more than three million accident-free miles. He was a licensed pilot who also enjoyed flying remote controlled model planes. He was a member of the Otter Creek Christian Church where he had served as a deacon.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife Cordelia; two sons, Michael Scott Monce and Max E. Monce Jr. and his wife, Sarah, both of Brazil; two brothers, William Monce and his wife, Sandy, of Brazil and Milton Monce Jr. and his wife, Paula, of Bowling Green; and five sisters, Ruth Ann Kidwell and husband, Donald, of Brazil, Marjorie Jo Rounds and husband, Julian, of Brazil, Betty Monce of Brazil, Bobbie Cook and husband, Jack, of Carbon and Norma Monce of Brazil.
He is also survived by six grandchildren, Kara and Kyle Monce of Terre Haute and Steven, Daniel, Jordan, and Jonathan Monce of Brazil.
Visitation will be 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at Moore Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be at noon Thursday with Pastor Lyle Monnett officiating. Burial will follow at Croys Creek Cemetery.
Should friends so desire, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Heart Association.
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