Max Metcalf, age 82 of Phipps Creek, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, November 8th, 2020 at Madison Health Care and Rehabilitation. A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Carl and Bertha Whittemore Metcalf. He was also preceded in death by brothers, John Alden Metcalf and Ray Metcalf.
Max was a skilled machinist and spent many years as a real estate investor. He was a loving father, having made a lot of sacrifices for his children, they were undoubtedly his pride and joy.
Surviving are his sister, Louise Metcalf of Burnsville; children: Kathy M. Courtney and husband Robert of Marshall, Lisa M. Robinson and husband Danny of Marion, John Max Metcalf of Marion and Thomas Carl Metcalf of Asheville. Also surviving are 9 grandchildren, 22 great–grandchildren and 1 great–great grandson.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, November 12th in the cemetery of Cane River Baptist Church. Reverend Don Ryhne will officiate. Memorials may be made to either Cane River Baptist Church, the American Diabetes Association or St. Jude’s Hospital.
Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home is respectfully serving the Metcalf family.
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