William Carson “Bill” Maynard III, 64, of Pine Knoll Shores, North Carolina passed away on February 21, 2015, of a sudden heart attack.
Bill was born on March 4, 1950, in Paintsville, Kentucky to parents Bill and Golda (Hatfield) Maynard (deceased), and spent his early years in Mingo County (Trace Creek and Lenore) West Virginia, before moving to Beckley, WV at age 7. Bill graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1968, and attended West Virginia University as an engineering major. He worked for many years in the West Virginia coal mines, both as a miner and as a section foreman, where he especially enjoyed blowing things up. Later, he transitioned into the sales industry, where Bill’s great success as a salesman led to him becoming the founder, owner and CEO of Atlantic Hoist & Crane, Inc. Bill also lived in Garner, NC from 1987 to 2002. Bill realized of dream of living on the ocean in 2002 when he moved to Pine Knoll Shores, NC. His beach friends and neighbors will remember him as the social coordinator and bubble master of the coast.
Bill is survived by his son, Carson (Ann Arbor, MI); his sister Sandra Maynard Pinkston, (McKinney TX); nieces and nephews John and Jennifer Pinkston (Hendersonville NC), Shane and Heidi Pinkston (Martinsville VA), Skip Daube (Panama City FL), Stephanie and Rusty Byers (Frisco TX), Lisa and Danny Gaston (New Bern NC), Dawn and Gene Woyak (Albuquerque NM), Dannie Daube (OH); their children; and his special loves, Lamont Boyer Farmer, and her daughter, Grace (Raleigh NC).
He was preceded in death by sister Barbara Maynard Daube.
In lieu of a funeral, the family would like to hold a celebration of Bill’s life at the beach he loved so dearly: March 28, 2:00 p.m., Bogue Shore Club in Pine Knoll Shores, NC.
In honor of Bill’s deep patriotism and love of the USA and its honorable military service people, the family have suggested that donations be directed to Wounded Warriors Project 4200 Morganton Rd. Suite 300 Fayetteville, NC 28314.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.mundenfuneralhome.net
Arrangements by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. of Morehead City.