Tradition: Maxey's Barber Shop

Photos by Brittney Lohmiller/The Herald
Jay Maxey of Huntingburg, right, jokes around with Tim Leibering of Jasper, left, and Jerry Olinger of Huntingburg while cutting hair for Tom Ellsworth of Huntingburg at Maxey's Barber Shop in Huntingburg on Tuesday. Maxey purchased the shop in 2013 from Bob O'Brien who previously worked there along with Maxey's father, Daryl. "It's a family tradition and it's just a great job," Maxey said about why he wanted to be a barber. "You kind of get to hangout with your friends all day." 

 

Jay Maxey of Huntingburg cuts Jasper resident Tim Leibering's hair at his barbershop in Huntingburg on Tuesday afternoon. Maxey, his father Daryl, his great-uncle Prentice, are all barbers and Maxey's son, Grant, is training to become a barber. 

 

Jay Maxey of Huntingburg, right, jokes around with Tim Leibering of Jasper while cutting hair at his barbershop in Huntingburg on Tuesday afternoon.

 

Jay Maxey cuts Jerry Olinger's hair, both of Huntingburg, at his barbershop in Huntingburg on Tuesday afternoon. 



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