WINDER – Ray Maynard, 74, passed away Sunday, March 2, 2014.
He was the son of the late George and Susie Blizzard Maynard and was a member of the Winder First Baptist Church. He started his career with Atlanta Gas Light Company, afterwards becoming the owner of Southwestern Ford in Americus. Ray was currently a partner of Kidz Academy pre-school and loved driving a bus route there. He was a member of the Moose Lodge. Mr. Maynard was preceded in death by a brother, John Maynard; and sister, Nancy Cotterman.
Survivors include his wife, Patti Maynard, Winder; a son, Billie Maynard (Tina), Statham, daughter, Angela Healan (David), Hoschton; brother, John Maynard; four grandchildren, Kristi Hill, Amanda David, Will and Matt Maynard; and six great-grandchildren, Madissyn, Kole, Kam, Myles, Piper, and Millie.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, March 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 5, in Barrow Memorial Gardens with Dr. John Talley officiating.
Donations may be made to The Winder First Baptist Church Building Fund “Pay Down and Pass On,” 625 Jefferson Hwy., Winder, GA 30680.
Smith Funeral Home, Winder, is in charge of arrangements.