David Charles Maynard
David Charles Maynard, 80, of Franklin, passed away Saturday, March 26, 2016.
Born in Lorain County, Ohio, he was the son of the late George Washington Maynard and Clara Mahlke Maynard. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Raymond Maynard; two sisters, Gladys Williams and Mae Belle Anderson; and a great grandson, Riley Maynard. David was vice president of Lorain County Title Company and a former entrepreneur in Macon County. He was a member of Louisa Chapel United Methodist Church and Junaluskee Lodge No. 145, third-degree Mason. David loved playing guitar, singing, macramé and watching the Atlanta Braves baseball and Duke Blue Devils basketball.
He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Horn Maynard; three children, Deanna Howard (Rick) of Charlotte, Debra Dills (Allen) of Franklin and Bill Maynard of Pekin, Illinois; one step-daughter, Audrey Gray (John) of Franklin; seven grandchildren, Nicole Stiltner (Stephen), Krissy Howard, Nathaniel Boyce, Derick Maynard (Lily), George Maynard, James Dills, Rebecca Necessary (Jeremy); four great grandchildren, Gabriella, Destiny Stiltner, Landen Dills and Lenore Maynard; four step-grandchildren, Kristen Houston (Isaac), Justin Gray, Ben Gray and William Gray; one step-great-grandson, Daniel Houston; and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral service was held at Tuesday, March 29, at Louisa Chapel United Methodist Church. Rev. David Crunkleton officiated. Burial was in the church cemetery.
The family received friends from Tuesday at the church.
Grandsons will served as pallbearers.
Memorial donations can be made to the North Carolina Division of Services for the Blind, 2601 Mail Service Center, 309 Ashe Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27699-2601 or Louisa Chapel United Methodist Church Building Fund, C/O Judy Hurd, 446 Cullasaja Vista Lane, Franklin, NC 28734.
Macon Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Online condolences can be made at maconfuneralhome.com.