I.D. Maze, 83, of Somerville passed away on June 22nd, 2020.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 25th at 10:00AM at Peck Funeral Home with Pastor Jeremy Harbin officiating. Burial will be held at Burningtree Memorial Gardens following the service. Due to the current pandemic, the family is encouraging attendees to wear masks and please maintain social distancing. No visitation is scheduled.
Mr. Maze was born on June 20th, 1937 to Isaac and Gladys Maze. At 17, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and served until retiring as a Master Gunnery Sergeant in 1975. He did three tours in Vietnam and received many accolades during his military career, including 13 Air Medals, the Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm, and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal. After his military service ended he worked at the Dunlop Tire and Rubber Corporation where he was known as “Sarge”. He retired from Dunlop in 2000 after 23 years.
I.D. was an avid Alabama football and Atlanta Braves fan who enjoyed fishing, hunting, working in his yard, and daily storytelling sessions with his friends at the local Jack’s. He was a dedicated friend and was looked up to by many.
Survivors include his daughter Rhonda (Tracy); grandchildren: Jay, Christina (Brian), John, and Bradley; great-grandchildren Alexis, Corbin, Makayla, Braylon, Isla, and Tripp. He is preceded in death by his wife Ina, son Robert and siblings A.Q, Melvin, and Arlene.
In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the Gary Sinise Foundation, which provides services to wounded veterans.
Peck Funeral Home
1600 Hwy 31 SW
P.O. Box 427
Hartselle, AL 35640
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