Maynard Lee Flanagan, 89, of Morgantown, died Sunday, June 17, 2018, at the Morgantown Health and Rehabilitation Center, following a long illness. He was born in Cumberland, Md., son to Robert Lee Heyward and Gertrude Anna Flanagan on August 22, 1928.
Maynard was a veteran of the Navy, Air Force and Army. His military career began after grammar school. He first enlisted into the Navy in 1945, then re-enlisted into the Air Force in 1951. He later enlisted in the Army in 1952, where he served with the 3rd Armored Division in Fort Knox, Ky. He also served in the Korean Conflict. His total years in service would add up to seven years, seven months and nine days.
He then enrolled into the International Bible Institute in Lubbock, Texas, where he would earn his bachelor’s degree in Theology. During his time as a teacher and evangelist, Maynard would find employment with several construction companies. He served as superintendent for Mercury, Turner and Lathrop before his retirement. He was also a member of the Salvation Army for many years.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Jean Horne Flanagan, of Morgantown; grandson, Sean Flanagan and great-grandsons, Sean Caleb Flanagan and Kyle Andrew Flanagan; nephew John Horne and wife Maureene; niece, Cathy Comberia and her husband Barry and several other nieces, nephews and cousins.
Maynard was preceded in death by his son, Gary Flanagan.
Graveside services will be held with military honors, at the Mt. Union Cemetary at 2 p.m., onWednesday, June 20.
Fred L. Jenkins Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.