Ray Maynard, age 74, of Winder, passed away Sunday, March 2, 2014.
Ray started his career with Atlanta Gas Light Company, afterwards becoming the owner of Southwestern Ford in Americas. 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 and Winder First Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by: his parents, George and Susie Blizzard Maynard; brother, Robert Maynard; and a sister, Nancy Cotterman.
Survivors include: his wife, Patti Maynard of Winder; son, Billy Maynard (Tina) of Statham; daughter, Angela Healan (David) of Hoschton; brother, John Maynard; four grandchildren, Kristi Hill, Amanda David, and Will and Matt Maynard; and six great grandchildren, Madissyn, Kole, Kam, Myles, Piper, and Millie.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, March 4 from 6 – 8 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held 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 is in charge of arrangements.