WASHBURN – Darrell “Butch” Maynard, 63, died peacefully May 14, 2004, at Caribou, with his family by his side. He was born July 31, 1941, in Washburn, the son of Preston and Esther (Conroy) Maynard. Butch was an avid Nascar fan and built and raced his own stockcar No. 23 for several years. He will also be remembered for his building of model airplanes and helping others do the same. His proudest achievement was being a certified welder and pipe fitter for Local No. 716, a job he held for 31 years, retiring in 2001. He is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Todd and Mary Maynard of Fort Fairfield, and Troy Maynard of Caribou; three stepchildren, Debbie Belanger and her husband, Steve, of Cross Lake, Mike Thompson and his wife, Rita, and Rick Thompson, all of Caribou; three brothers and sisters-in-law; Gary and Carlene Maynard of Washburn, Rodney and Germaine Maynard of Presque Isle, and Jack and Nancy Maynard of Raymond; two sisters and a brother-in-law, JoAnne and Gerry Bouchard of Caribou, and Penny Maynard and Bob Miller of Washburn; two special grandchildren, Teresa and Justin; eight step-grandchildren, Jesse, Josh, Brittany, Amber, Brandon, Jared, Jason and Bobbie; many nieces and nephews. Butch will also be remembered by his good friend and caregiver, Bea Maynard, who helped the family care for him during the past year. Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 18, 2004, from the Riverside Ext. Cemetery, with the Rev. Lynne Josselyn officiating. Arrangements by the Mockler Funeral Home, Caribou.
Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:20 p.m.