Max D. St. Clair, 91, passed away Thursday, August 10th, 2023. He was born December 22, 1931, in Rome, Georgia. He was the son of the late Douglas and Cora St. Clair. He was their 4th child and only son. His 3 sisters, Wanda Holder, Bobbie Cannon, and Joyce Butler preceded him in death. Max was married to his loving wife, Glenda Austin St. Clair, for 64 years. She preceded him in death in 2014.
Max graduated from McHenry in 1948. He worked at GE and retired after many years of loyal service. He was an avid sports fan. He loved to watch sports and has been known to have 3 televisions on at one time watching 3 different games. He also played softball for many years. He enjoyed telling stories of his playing days with Westcott Allstars and reminiscing about the players on the team. He also loved so many of his loyal Pomeranian companions. Coco was forever in his heart until the end.
Max is survived by his 4 daughters and their spouses, 8 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Dianne Hardin (Steve) and their daughter, Lindsay Hardin (D.J.), Donna Blanton (Steve) and their sons, Jeremiah (Melissa) Blanton and Matt (Lindsey) Blanton. Kim Rogers (Jimmy) and their sons, Drew (Amy) Burnett, Russ (Dixi) Burnett, and Mike (Heather) Burnett. Karyn Smith (Jerry) and their children, Taylor Buck (Chase) and Spenser Lyon (Emily). Great grandchildren, Miya Blanton, Gavin East, Harrison East, Addison Blanton, Haiden Blanton, Cameron Blanton, Ledger Blanton, Malachi Burnett, Caedmon Burnett, Afton Burnett, Max Burnett, and Molly Burnett.
Max's daughter, Kim, was his caretaker for the last 3 years, moving him into her and Jimmy's home and provided the special care he needed. The whole family will forever be grateful to them for such a caring act.
Services will be held Saturday, August 12th at Mt. Alto Baptist Church with Reverend Frank Wood officiating. Visitation will be from 1:00 to 2:00 at the church. His oldest grandchild, Jeremiah Blanton, will deliver the eulogy. Two other grandsons, Matt Blanton, and Russ Burnett will sing and play music to 2 of his favorite old hymns, How Great Thou Art and Mansion Over the Hilltop. Interment will follow at Oaknoll Memorial Gardens.
The family can be contacted at his residence on Venetian Way.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Parnick Jennings' Good Shepherd Funeral Home.