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Article Published July 10, 2019
David W. Maynard III

David W. Maynard III of Westbrook passed away one month before his 89th birthday, on July 5, surrounded by his loving family, after a valiant fight with COPD. He was predeceased by Marilyn, his beloved wife of 62 years. David was born in Old Lyme, the son of Frank Goss Maynard and Florine Gertrude Rand Maynard.

A Korean War veteran, he proudly served on the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Leyte (CV-32). David was a managing partner of Monoflo Septic Tank Company, Inc. with his wife and brother-in-law until his retirement in 2002. He also enjoyed playing the fife in the Westbrook Drum Corps and Color Guard for more than 30 years. Tinkering with his vintage cars during his retirement years was his treasured passion. He was also an avid Red Sox fan.

David leaves his sons David W. Maynard IV and his wife Laura of Ivoryton and Thomas M. Maynard of Westbrook; and his daughters Theresa A. Howard of Westbrook and Pamela Jean Maynard and her partner Nancy Slowick of Norwich. He is also survived by seven grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and his sisters Lorraine Lloyd of Kansas and Marilyn Wilkinson of Pennsylvania. He was predeceased by his brother Gordon Maynard and his sister Joanne Krauss.

A memorial service will be held on July 13 at 11 a.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 53 S. Main St. in Westbrook. Memorial contributions may be made in David’s name to the Westbrook Drum Corps, PO Box 269, Westbrook, CT 06498, or St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 53 S. Main St., Westbrook, CT 06498. To share a memory of David or send a condolence to his family, please visit Arrangements by the Robinson, Wright, & Weymer Funeral Home in Centerbrook.