Max H. Proctor, 72, beloved Husband, Father, Brother, and Grandfather, was called to his eternal resting place on March 3, 2022. He entered this world on June 30, 1949, in Denton, Texas, born to Billy and Alice Proctor. He is survived by his wife Tami Proctor; daughters Keely Smith and Haley Carr; son Zachary Proctor; brother Joel Proctor; grandchildren Dylan Smith, Jude Smith, Jacoby Carr, Crosby Carr, and Teagan Proctor, three loved step children Ashton Zembas, Kristen Stegemoeller, Kolin Zembas, and grandsons Landon Tanier Zembas and Harper Lee Stegemoeller (expected 04/22). Max was a proud former Hobbs Eagle. His fondest memories were of his time playing basketball for the Eagles from 1965-1967. Max went on to play basketball for Fort Lewis College and was inducted into the Fort Lewis College Athletic Hall of Fame in 1995. After coaching J.V. Basketball for Clovis H.S. from 1971-1973, he attended Texas Tech University Law School. Prior to the start of his law career, Max had a professional try-out with the San Antonio Spurs of the American Basketball League. Max began practicing law in Texas and New Mexico in 1976. Max practiced law for the last 40 years. In 2012, he co-authored the book, "The Hobbs Eagle Press", to honor his beloved former coach, Ralph Tasker. Max was preceded in death by his parents Billy and Alice Proctor; grandson Fitz Carr.