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Hi I'm Gilbert Maxwell

Married 50 years, 4 children, 12 Grandchildren. Retired Vice President Financial Advisor. Live in Mesa Arizona and I’m a Mormon.

About Me

I'm lucky to be married for 50 years to my best friend - Coralee. We have four kids and now 12 Grandkids. I love all sports, especially racquetball....we surf together about once a year :). I am very active in my faith and served a 2 year mission in Ireland. Graduated from BYU in Sociology and worked as a juvenile court counselor, before changing and focusing in finance and business. Happily retired 2017 as Vice President Financial Advisor. We currently serve as Senior Missionaries in Scotland Ireland. Our calling is two-fold; to serve as Member Leader Support for our great Young Single adults; and to serve members in a branch located in Oban Scotland. I thank God every day for His great blessings - I owe Him.

Why I am a Mormon

I feel incredibly lucky to be born and raised in Southern California. My parents loved and were always faithful to eachother. They couldn't have more children after I was born, so they adopted a son named Jon, then a daughter Cathy and then daughter Marie. Although there was a big spread in ages betweeen us kids, we always tried to get together when possible...especially during “beach week" in Newport. Coralee and I have traveled a lot: Russia, Asia, Europe, Carribean, Alaska, Egypt, Israel, etc. We believe all people have the same Heavenly Father; so we are His children; which makes us all brothers and sisters. I want to honor Him by serving both personally and in whatever callings come to me. I have a testimony of these things and feel the importance of sharing my testimony.

How I live my faith

My faith has always been an active one. My first major calling was as a missionary to Ireland. From high school to a missionary was a rewarding faith experience for me. From that calling to many others since, I believe We get back much more than We give. It seems like accepting and serving valientaly in whatever calling/s we have is a great way to show God that we honor Him. We want to be a "forever family”,one that serves God One another. May God bless us all to get closer to Him and each other.

What do Mormons believe about family?

Gilbert Maxwell
I am convinced a person can best get to know God by being part of one's own family. Learning to love as God loves, serve and feel the way He feels is the best way to understand the full purpose of this life on Earth. I love my family like no other people on Earth and each one of us will be forever connected to eachother. Show more Show less