Ralph Maynard Obituary

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Ralph Freeman Maynard

September 28, 1922 - November 29, 2013
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Ralph Freeman Maynard, 91, of Evansville, passed away Friday, November 29, 2013, at VNA Charlier Hospice Center. He was born September 28, 1922, in Evansville, to the late John and Bertha (Rucker) Maynard. He graduated from Bosse High School and served in the US Marine Corp during WWII. He was a life member of VFW Post #1114, a 50 year member of the Reed Masonic Lodge, a member of the Hadi Shrine and the Hadi Shrine Hospital Staff, where he served as Treasurer Emeritus, and a member of Salem Church in Darmstadt. He retired from the Evansville Courier and Press in 1986 after 46 years of employment. Ralph was preceded in death by...
Ralph Freeman Maynard, 91, of Evansville, passed away Friday, November 29, 2013, at VNA Charlier Hospice Center. He was born September 28, 1922, in Evansville, to the late John and Bertha (Rucker) Maynard.

He graduated from Bosse High School and served in the US Marine Corp during WWII. He was a life member of VFW Post #1114, a 50 year member of the Reed Masonic Lodge, a member of the Hadi Shrine and the Hadi Shrine Hospital Staff, where he served as Treasurer Emeritus, and a member of Salem Church in Darmstadt. He retired from the Evansville Courier and Press in 1986 after 46 years of employment.

Ralph was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Maynard; brother, Paul Maynard; and grandson, Christopher Johnson.

He is survived by his son, Dennis (Sharon) Maynard of Evansville; daughter, Kathy (Randy) Harper of Evansville; son, Martin (Robyn) Maynard of Brownsburg, IN; grandchildren, Dennis (Deanne) Maynard, Jr., Krista (Riki Weeks) Maynard, Heather (Tish Wilks) Johnson, Joshua (Elizabeth Shepherd) Maynard and Lauren Maynard; four great-grandchildren, Micheal, Logan, Gabriel and Issac; and sister, Ruth Irick of Evansville.

Services will be 10:00 AM Monday, December 2, 2013, at Alexander West Chapel, officiated by Pastor David Peterson, with burial in Sunset Memorial Park. Friends may visit Sunday from 2:00 to 7:00 PM at the funeral home, with a Hadi Shrine Walk Through at 6:15 PM and a Masonic Service at 6:30 PM.

The family would like to thank VNA Charlier Hospice Center, Willow Park, Dr. Elizabeth Francis and Dr. Patrick Flamion for their loving care.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to VNA Charlier Hospice Center or Hadi Shrine Hospital Staff Transportation Fund. Condolences may be made online at www.AlexanderWestChapel.com.

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