Gary Cecil Maynor, 52, of Pax, W.Va., went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009, at Raleigh General Hospital in Beckley.

Born March 24, 1956, at Oak Hill, W.Va., he was the son of the late Ross Edward and Della Jane Williams Maynor.

Gary was a disabled coal miner, having been employed at Eccles No. 5, Bonnie Mines and Nicholas Mining.

He was a member of the Packs Branch Baptist Church.

An avid hunter, he loved to ginseng with his buddies and be in the outdoors. He enjoyed working in his garage, collecting antiques and helping others.

A brother, Alfin Carl Maynor, preceded him in death.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 29 years, Alice Stover Maynor; and a daughter, Jessica Covey and husband, Jeremy, of Pax.

Also surviving are sisters, Ethel P. Flint and Gloria J. Crew and husband, Willis, all of Beckley, Margaret L. Wines of Pax, Mabel A. Williams and husband, Dennis, of Clear Creek and Flora Belle Wines and husband, Herman, of Pax; sister-in-law, Glenda Treadway of Pax and brothers, Raymond Maynor of Mossy and Sanford Maynor and wife, Mary, of Dry Hill Road.

Also left to cherish his memory are his mother-in-law, Elizabeth Stover; sisters-in-law, Vicky Huber, Helen Murdock, Kim Dillon, Kelly Peak and Jennifer Nelson and brothers-in-law, Bobby Stover, Ernie Stover, Curtis Stover and Richard Stover, as well as aunts, uncles and many nieces and nephews.

Service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, 2009, at Packs Branch Baptist Church with Evangelist Dale Vance officiating. Burial will be at Argabright-Williams Cemetery in Packs Branch.

Visitation will be after 6 p.m. today at Packs Branch Baptist Church.

Pallbearers will be Bobby Stover, Curtis Stover, Ernie Stover, Jimmy Dillon, Ray Horrocks and Max Tyree.

Online condolences may be sent at

Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope, W.Va.

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