A celebration of life service for Steve Maynor, 62, of Folkston will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, at Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church, 1285 Kinlaw Road in Woodbine, with the church pastor, Dr. Leon Washington, bringing words of comfort.
He was born April 12, 1955, in Folkston to the late Odell Maynor Sr. and Leila Dawson Maynor. He received his formal education from the Charlton County public school system and graduated from Charlton County High School in 1973.
Steve accepted Christ as his personal savior at an early age and became a member of Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church in Folkston. He later became a member of Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church where he served diligently as a member of the trustee board.
He was employed by Gilman Paper Company in St. Marys for more than 30 years until its closing. He was a master carpenter and owner of Crooked River Construction Company. He was well-known and liked by everyone who knew him.
On September 7, 1974, he was joined in holy matrimony to Diana Dasher of Folkston and to this union two children was born. On Sept. 10, 1983, he joined in holy matrimony to Dollie G. Mack of Kingsland and to this union two children were born.
On Thursday afternoon, Sept. 7, 2017, God called his servant, Steve Maynor Sr., to his heavenly home. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Odell Maynor Jr.; and a sister, Lillie Pearl Lawrence.
Those left to cherish his memory include two daughters, Stefenie K. Peterson (Anthony) of Atlanta and Staci M. George (Bradley) of Jacksonville, Fla.; two sons, Steve Maynor Jr. (Ebony) of New Bern, N.C., and Sedrick O. Maynor Sr. of Jacksonville; a sister, Leitha Milton of Folkston; a brother, Leroy Maynor Sr. (Rose) of Folkston; 10 grandchildren, Kailyn, Natasya, Angel, Deja, Malachi, Jacari, Samiya, Sanaa, Sedrick Jr. and Brooklyn; numerous of aunts, uncle, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, friends and a devoted cousin, Chaney Crimes.
Friends are being received at the Maynor residence, 309 Indian Trail in Folkston. The body will lie in repose at the church from 11:30 a.m. to the hour of service. A private interment will be held in Mt. Carmel memorial Cemetery in Folkston.
Fluker Funeral Home of Waycross is servicing the family.