Ronald Huston Maynard, 77, a McMinnville resident and Warren County native, died May 10 at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital following an extended illness.
He was a specialized systems technician with Ben Lomand Telephone for 49 years. He served his country in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Hawaii and Thailand. He was a devoted Christian and deacon at Arlington Church of Christ for over 40 years. He loved his family and church family and will be greatly missed by all who loved him.
He was preceded in death by parents, Huston and Dollie Patterson Maynard.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by sisters, Jean Clendenon; brothers-in-law, James Jones, Albert Martin and Joe Ross Clendenon.
Mr. Maynard was married Sept. 24, 1959 to his beloved wife Janice Williamson Maynard, who survives.
He is also survived by loving daughters and sons-in-law, Angie and Dwayne Woods and Latisha and Bobby Cox of McMinnville; precious grandchildren, Victoria and Wesley Minton, Grayson Woods, Lindsey Cox and Savannah Cox of McMinnville; sisters and brothers-in-law, Melba Jones, Donna Martin, June and Jerry Roberts and Gail and Tommy Crouch of McMinnville; brother and sister-in-law, Joe and Becky Maynard of McMinnville; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Jay and Judy Williamson of McMinnville; aunts, Margie Maynard and Mary Jean Cantrell of McMinnville and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral service will be held at noon Wednesday in High’s Chapel with Jon Simmons, Dwayne Woods and Bobby Cox to officiate. Interment will follow at Mt. View Cemetery in McMinnville.
Visitation will be 9 to 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at High’s. Memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels, Ronald McDonald House or Caris Hospice.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) May 13, 2015