Howard Millard Maynard of Fort Gay

Howard Millard Maynard, 66, of Fort Gay, WV went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 10, 2012 at the Emogene Dolin Hospice House, Huntington. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at the Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne with Elders Dolphus Perry, Charles O. Adkins and Junior Lambert officiating. Burial followed at the Maynard-Lewis Cemetery, Fort Gay. He was born on February 10, 1946 to the late Jim and Garnet Maynard. Howard was a devout Christian and was an Elder at Mt. Olive Baptist Church. Surviving is his loving wife of 40 years Rita Auxier Maynard, two daughters Tammy (Bobby) Williamson of Wayne, WV and Kimberly (Brent) Meade of Lavalette, WV; one sister Judy Lewis of Fort Gay, WV, two brothers Garland (Dorcas) Maynard of Wayne, WV and Carlos Maynard of Fort Gay, WV; and 4 grandchildren: Brianna Robertson, Timothy Robertson, Kaylee Meade and Courtney Williamson and one grandchild Taylin on the way. The family would like to send a special thank you to the Hospice nurses Dennis, Andi and Mickey. Friends called from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, August 13, 2012 at the Morris Funeral Home Chapel, Wayne.