Nathan Maynard-1On June 2, 2014, at the age of 86, Nathan “Roby” Maynard left this earth and went to be with his father in Heaven. Nathan was born on March 25, 1928 in Logan, West Virginia, his proud parents were Mont Crum Maynard and Melissia Perry Maynard.

The Maynards moved from West Virginia to Prescott, Arizona when Nathan was 10 years old. There he met the love of his life, Mae Ellen Bacon Maynard at the age of 15 and at the age of 19 on May 27, 1947 they were wed in the Prescott court house.

Nathan worked for Goodyear Aircraft, building B52 Bombers for 8 years, then decided to work for himself. Roby had many businesses. He was very proud of his well drilling and pump business along with his ACE hardware store in Cottonwood, Arizona.

In 1974, Roby and Ellen bought the Randall Bradley Ranch in Preston, Nevada, where they spent many happy years. After he retired in the early 1990’s, They bought a motor-home and toured the West.

Nathan is survived by his loving wife of 67 years; Mae Ellen, two sons; Orvan (JoLynn) Maynard of Lund, NV, Cody (Charis) Maynard of Lund, NV, grandchildren; Jennifer, Brian, Lee, Melynda, and Jace. Nathan was preceded in death by his parents; Mont and Melissia, his twin sister; Alice Clark, older brother; Sid Lawson Maynard, and nephew; Sid Perry Maynard.

Services for Nathan will be held at the Preston Christian Chapel in Preston, Nevada at 2:00 PM, Friday June 6, 2014. The burial will follow at the Lund Cemetery.