Larry Dale Maynard, 74, of Norris City and Odin, IL passed away on Friday, December 17, 2021 at St. Anthony's Hospital in Alton, IL. He was born in Shawneetown, IL on December 21, 1946 the son of Everett and Elizabeth Faye (Pritchard) Maynard. Larry married Glenda F. Bryant on May 29, 1965. He retired after 40 years as a Semi Truck Driver. Larry was a member of the First Baptist Church in Norris City. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing, watching sports, especially basketball, and reading his bible. His great joy was spending time with his family.
Larry is survived by his wife of 56 years, Glenda; two children, Larry Dwayne (Tracy) Maynard of Paxton, IL and Kimberly (Eric) Beard of Salem, IL; five grandchildren, Kyle Haley, Heather Haley, Lexi Beard, Jori Taylor Maynard and Kellyn Bailey Maynard; three siblings, Earl Maynard of Gifford, IL, Vanda Turner of Norris City and Eileen Koberlein of Omaha; along with numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, and nine siblings, Donnie, Bobby, Susanna, Talitha Jean, Bill, David, Clyde, Max and Herbert Eugene.
Graveside funeral services and burial for Larry Dale Maynard will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, December 23, 2021 at Powell Cemetery in Norris City. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Larry's memory to First Baptist Church in Norris City and will be accepted at Campbell Funeral Home in Norris City who is in charge of arrangements.