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In Memory of

Londell Maynard

February 1, 1930 - March 31, 2015

Obituary


Londell Maynard was born February 1, 1930 in Hugo, Oklahoma to Paris and Clara Maynard. Londell was the oldest of nine children. At an early age, he accepted Christ and attended Amos Chapel in Hugo, Oklahoma where his grandfather, Dan Amos was the Minister. In 1937, his family moved to Stockton, CA and joined Second Baptist Church. Londell attended Roosevelt Elementary and Stockton High School where he graduated. Londell joined the United States Army in 1951 were he honorably served and fought in the Korean War. Londell met and married Doris Bogan and to this...

Londell Maynard was born February 1, 1930 in Hugo, Oklahoma to Paris and Clara Maynard. Londell was the oldest of nine children. At an early age, he accepted Christ and attended Amos Chapel in Hugo, Oklahoma where his grandfather, Dan Amos was the Minister. In 1937, his family moved to Stockton, CA and joined Second Baptist Church. Londell attended Roosevelt Elementary and Stockton High School where he graduated. Londell joined the United States Army in 1951 were he honorably served and fought in the Korean War. Londell met and married Doris Bogan and to this union 6 children were born; Darlene, Blondell, Wayne, Joyce, Craig, and Antoine (Tootie) Maynard. Londell was employed for 12 years for a Boating Company manufacturer. He was employed for a number of years with Libby Owens Ford, and Naval Annex. He was employed 15 years as Specialist II with San Joaquin Housing Authority while serving as a Shop Steward for 8 years. He retired in 1987 with over 40 years of employment within the city of Stockton, Ca. Londell was a very quiet person who didn't talk much. He was also a very proud and private person. He loved to go fishing at Comanche Lake and Clearlake, and loved listening to Jazz music. Londell also loved to visit his brother Herle Lee Maynard who passed away in 2010 where they spent every Saturday with each other, and served in the United States Army together. Since Herle Lee passing, Londell was not the same person, now they are together once again. During his last years, he lived and was cared for by his daughter Darlene Graves in Sacramento, Ca. Londell passed away peacefully at home in the early hours of March 31, 2015 surrounded by his family members. He was preceded in death by his first wife Doris Maynard; his parents, Paris and Clara Maynard; his grandparents Dan and Susie Amos, and Homer and Nettie Maynard; brothers Thomas Paul, Alfonso, and Herle Lee Maynard; sons Antione (Tootie) and Wayne Maynard; son in laws Joe Graves Jr., and Aaron Tarver Jr.; brother in law John Coilton; and sister in law Rene Maynard. Londell leaves to cherish his memory: his children, Blondell (Wanda) Maynard, Craig (Leah) Maynard, and Eric Maynard of Stockton, Ca, Darlene Graves of Sacramento, Ca, Joyce Maynard-Moss of Columbus, GA, Terrance Maynard of Seattle, Washington, and Brenda Kelly of Stockton, Ca; 26 Grandchildren, 21 Great Grandchildren; his siblings Ruth (Floyd) Weaver, Alice Coilton, Eugene Maynard, and Paris Maynard Jr. all of Stockton, Ca, and Mary (Matthew) Sanders of Seattle, Washington; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, family and friends.