C. Guy Maxcy, 60, of Sebring, Fla., died Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Port Charlotte, Fla.
Guy was born in Avon Park, Fla., the son of James G. and Louise (nee Cope) Maxcy.
He had an AS degree from Polk Community College, and a Bachelor’s degree from Warner Southern. Guy was founder and President of The Maxcy Group, and proudly served as a Highlands County Commissioner for 18 years. During his Highlands tenure, he served on many committees, such as: Health Care & Rural Network Committee, Heartland Library Cooperative, Library Advisory Board, Historic Preservation, Small County Coalition Board of Directors, Insurance committee, and Workforce Investment Board. Guy was also the President of the Florida Association of Counties for a term. Guy has served as County Administrator for DeSoto County, Fla., since 2011. He was a member of the Sebring Kiwanis Club and Sebring Firemen Inc., and was a faithful member and Deacon at Bible Fellowship. He was an avid outdoorsman, and served as director of the Maxcy Memorial Fishing Event; he also enjoyed coaching Little League baseball.
Guy was a true family man who will be missed by his loving wife, Jacqueline G. Maxcy; son, Chet (Jennifer L.) Maxcy of Lake Placid, Fla.; daughters, Caitlin Laura Maxcy of Miami, Fla., and Caroline Louise Maxcy of Sebring; brother, James G. (Nancy) Maxcy Jr. of Sebring; grandchildren, Alexis Maulden, Daniel Maulden and Hunter Maxcy; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014, with services to follow at Highlands Today Center, Sebring Firemen’s Field, 781 Magnolia Ave., Sebring. Burial will follow at Pinecrest Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Morris Funeral Chapel, Sebring.