Max Delano Beeding, 51, of Metropolis, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, at his residence.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Max was born on June 11, 1970, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Joy Lorene Mathis. He was adopted by Maurice “Sam” Beeding in 1972 and had several step siblings. He enjoyed Nascar, playing pool and grilling out.

Max is survived by his wife, Carmen Mizell Beeding; daughter, Cynthia Beeding; son, Thomas Beeding; stepchildren, Joe Kennedy II, Lasha Kommer, Emily LaMarre, Benjamin Kennedy, Sarah Grace Kennedy and Rose Kennedy; and 12 grandchildren.

Max was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorials may be made in Max’s name to Hope Unlimited, 305 Lincoln St., Metropolis, Illinois 62960 or Project Hope Humane Society, P.O. Box 125, Metropolis, Illinois 62960.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Aikins-Farmer-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.aikins

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