Harold E. (Gene) Maynard Sr., 85, entered into eternal rest on July 13, 2013, after a brief illness. He was born April 5, 1928, in Marion, Ohio.
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Gene was an avid golfer and loved the outdoors. During his life, he served in the U.S. Army. He retired from U.S. Steel in 1983. He was a 50 year Mason, serving as a past Master and Chaplin of Lorain Masonic Lodge #552. He was a Life member of the V.F.W. Post 451.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years, Marylou Maynard (nee Winkler). Gene was a devoted father to Jeanne Lieb, Judy Maynard, Harold E. Maynard Jr., and Carlotta Denney. He was a loving grandfather to 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild.
Gene was preceded in death by his parents, Dale and Carlotta (nee Bierce) and his brother Richard Maynard.
The family will be holding a Memorial Service, on July 23, 2013 at 2:00 p.m., at the V.F.W. on Oberlin Avenue, to honor and remember him and his life.
Published in The Morning Journal on July 19, 2013