Max Gene Cagle, 83, of Seagrove, Steeds Community, passed away Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at Randolph Hospice House in Asheboro with his family by his side.

A funeral service was conducted at 2 p.m., Saturday, November 16, at New Center Christian Church. The Rev. Wayne Byrd officiated and interment followed in the church cemetery.

Max was born October 16, 1936 in Moore County, son of the late Cecil and Effie Hancock Cagle. He was retired from Clayson Knitting in Star with 31 years as a supervisor.

He enjoyed woodworking, flea markets, gardening, and riding his four-wheeler with his dog, Willie. He loved spending time with his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Shurby Spencer Cagle of the home; daughters, Darlene Cagle Hill and husband Billy of Denton, Misty Cagle Smith and husband James of Ether, and Tangee Cagle of the home; brother, Jerry Cagle of Ether; grandchildren, Holly Hill, Brian Hill and wife Laura, and Christopher Smith; and great-granddaughter, Ivy Hill.

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The family is being served by Phillips Funeral Home in Star.