Richard “Rich” A.
Maynard passed away unexpectedly, at the age of 60, on Friday, June 23,
2023, at Lahey Hospital in Burlington, Massachusetts.
Rich was born in
Celina on February 4, 1963; his father, Don Maynard preceded him in
death and his mother, Alice (Blankensip) Maynard survives in Celina.
Proudly serving in
the United States Marines from 1980 - 1986, Rich was involved in the
Beirut conflict, which was part of the Lebanon War. He retired as a
manager from Walmart after thirty years of employment. Rich was a
member of the VFW Celina Post #5713.
Being a parent and
grandparent brought Rich joy and pride. Rich brought inspiration and
guidance to his adoring grandchildren as well as laughter and a heart
that was overflowing with love. Throughout his life, Rich embarked on
countless journeys, exploring and immersing himself into the areas that
he would travel to. He also had a deep appreciation for history and
this allowed him to find connections with the places he visited and
traveled to. Rich loved to share his travel stories and historical
insights with his family and friends.
Rich will be held on Thursday, June 29, 2023 from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm at
Cisco Funeral Home in Celina. Rich’s funeral service will be at the
funeral home on Friday, June 30, 2023 at 10:30 am; the family will also
receive friends from 9:30 am until the time of the service.
follow the funeral service in Mercer Memory Gardens in Celina; where
military honors will be provided by the Celina American Legion Post #
210 and Celina VFW Post # 5713.
contributions can be made in Rich’s name to the Wounded Warrior Project
to help support Veterans.
Homes of Celina & St. Marys are honored to care for Rich and his family.
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