OBITUARY

Lucian Perry Maynard Jr

October 11, 1922October 29, 2018
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Mr. Lucian Perry Maynard Jr., age 96 of Rome, passed away Monday, October 29, 2018 in a local hospital. L. P. was born in Baker county Ga., on October 11, 1922, son of Lucian Perry Maynard Sr., and Ola Mae Odom Maynard. Baker county Ga. was an active and thriving agricultural region, L. P. was truly a farm boy at heart yet supported family by succeeding in the business arena. During his high school career he was well know as an outstanding basketball and baseball player as a result he received numerous collegiate scholarship offers. Prior to entering the Armed services he worked with the CCC at Pine Mountain, while there due to his abilities and love of basketball he established a basket ball team for the local CCC group. He served in General Mark Clark’s Firth Army during World War II, in the areas of North Africa, Sicily, and Italy. He participated in the battles of Anzio, and Salerno, Monte Cassino. After discharge he settled in Rome, Georgia to take a position with State Mutual Insurance company. For the last 35 years of his active career in the insurance business he owned and operated L.P. Maynard Insurance Agency retiring at the age of 85. He was known for his ability to tell jokes and spin a yarn for family and friends. He was proceeded in death by his mother and father and three brothers, James, Stanley Maynard and Earl Mercer. Mr. Maynard was a founding member of the Rome Church of Christ and a current member. He was greatly loved and respected by his family, he will be missed but will live on through his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren for many generations to come. Survivors include his wife, the former Catherine Jenkins to whom he was married on August 4, 1946 . One daughter Marie Maynard of Rome. Sons and spouses, Perry Maynard, Tim (Karen) Maynard, and Terry (Wilma) Maynard of Rome, Dennis (Sharon) Rediker of Ohio. Four grandchildren, Kerry (Caitlin) Maynard of Winder, Kris (Jenny) Maynard, of Rome, Melissa Maynard of Rome, and Cathie (Dr. Wade Nolan) of Columbus. Four great grandchildren, Will Maynard of Winder, Eli, and twins Ansley and Ian Nolan of Columbus. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, November 2, 2018, at Daniels Funeral home at 2:00 p.m. with receiving of friends from 1:00 p.m. until the funeral hour. Minister Steve Rogers will officiate the service. Rendering military honors will be Shanklin – Attaway VFW post No. 5. Graveside services will be held at Sunset Hills. Pallbearers are requested to assemble at Daniels Funeral home on Friday at 1:30 p.m. and include Tommy Callen, Ken Futch, John Entwhistle, Drew Molock, Jeff Jenkins, Wade Nolan.

Services

  • Receiving Friends Friday, November 2, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, November 2, 2018
  • Burial Friday, November 2, 2018
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Lucian Perry Maynard Jr

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Diane Ledbetter

October 31, 2018

Mr. Maynard aka as Granddaddy to many, was from an elite group--The Greatest Generation--to ever live! There aren't many left from this elite group, because you almost have to be a Centenarian to belong.
You were a kind soul to my son and to me. I love you LP and you will never be forgotten. And what a legacy/legend you built for your family---they were Blessed beyond measure to have you leading by example the life you lived. Rest, for I know you are tired. We will all see you again soon! Your extended family member --Diane

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