January 11, 1937 - March 18, 2019
James “Jim” Maynard, 82 of Grand Prairie, Tx passed into heaven on Monday, March 18, 2019. Jim was born January 11, 1937 in the small town of Lavalette, WV. He joined the U.S. Navy at the age of 19 where he retired from, after 20 years, in July, 1976 in Grand Prairie, TX. After his retirement, he had a long time career working at Braniff Airlines and Aviall as an aircraft engine repair technician and inspector. On March 9, 1957 he married Betty Ross Fite and they raised 2 daughters, Karen and Stephania, and 1 son, Jeff. Jim had a passion for collecting antique cars and airplanes. He loved to sit in the garage, read his newspaper and watch the birds and the squirrels. He was a simple man that believed hard work was the only way to achieve anything in life. He did not believe in being lazy and did not like to rely on others to do things for him. He is preceded in death by brother David Mays and granddaughter Samantha Maynard. He leaves behind his loving wife of 62 years, Betty, children Karen and Jeff Maynard and Stephania Denno, grandchildren Joshua, Justin, Jordan Maynard, Blake Maynard and Heather Denno and great grandson CJ Maynard. Additional survivors include extended family Lynda Knight, Ann Maynard, Thomas Denno, 9 Siblings residing in WV. and numerous other family members and friends. Special thanks to the wonderful ladies of the home health company who helped care for him in the last 2 years. We could not have done it without each and every one of you Jim was the patriarch of the Maynard family and he will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
James “Jim” Maynard, 82 of Grand Prairie, Tx passed into heaven on Monday, March 18, 2019. Jim was born January 11, 1937 in the small town of Lavalette, WV. He joined the U.S. Navy at the age of 19 where he retired from, after 20... View Obituary & Service Information
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