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William Jeffrey "Jeff" Maynard

November 8, 1969 ~ September 2, 2023 (age 53) 53 Years Old


William Jeffrey “Jeff” Maynard, 53, passed away Saturday, September 2, 2023 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born November 8, 1969 in Wake County to the late Joseph O’Connor Maynard, Jr. and Annie Ransone Maynard. Jeff graduated from East Wake High School in 1988. He then attended Wake Technical Community College, where he earned his Veterinary Technician degree. Jeff never met a stranger whether he was working at Wake Veterinary Hospital, delivering pizzas, or working at Wil-Mar Golf Course.

Jeff is survived by his wife of 31 years, Catherine “Cathy” Gensel Maynard; children: William “Billy” Jeffrey Maynard, Jr. (Meghan), Charley Maynard (Elizabeth), Mary Grace Maynard Kennedy (Adam); grandchildren: Arciella “Ari” Hope Kennedy, Willow Dove Kennedy, Sawyer Lynn Maynard, Evangeline “Eva” Maynard, George Thomas Maynard, and one grandson on the way, Colton Rhett Maynard; brother, Joey Maynard (Debra).

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, William Joseph “Billy Joe” Maynard.

A service to celebrate his life will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, September 9, 2023 at Knightdale Baptist Church, 15 Main Street, Knightdale, NC 27545. Burial will follow at New Knightdale Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive relatives and friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, Friday, September 8, 2023 at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service & Crematory, 944 Old Knight Road, Knightdale, NC 27545.   

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September 8, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
L. Harold Poole Funeral Service & Crematory
944 Old Knight Road
Knightdale, NC 27545

Funeral Service
September 9, 2023

11:00 AM
Knightdale Baptist Church (Knightdale, NC)


New Knightdale Baptist Church Cemetery
Mailman Road
Knightdale, NC 27545


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