Maynard L. Self

Published 11:10 am Monday, April 20, 2020

Maynard L. Self, 84, passed away on Saturday, April 18, 2020, at the Heritage Place. Born on July 28, 1935, he was the son of the late Ruth Downs Self and Ernest Self of Casar, N.C.  

After graduating from NC State University, he began his career with the Federal Government. For serval years, Maynard served as the County Supervisor with FMHA, USDA before he became a Hearing Officer with the National Appeals Staff USDA, Washington, DC. He presided over court cases all over the United States and Puerto Rico.  

After retiring from his 35-year career with the Government, his favorite pastime was riding his Harley Davidson from coast to coast including Alaska. He was a lifetime member of the HOG Chapter and the Iron Butt Association.  

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Maynard is survived by his beloved wife of 37 years, Brenda Wingo Self. He’s also survived by a son, William Barry Self; daughter, Janice Self; son-in-law, Ed Hedrick (Hedy); granddaughter, Madison Self; grandsons, Travis Self (Lauren), Tanner Self (Julia); great-grandson, Ryder Self; sister, Rachel Smith (Jim), of Raleigh, and his Harley riding companion, stepdaughter, Monica.  

Maynard was preceded in death by his daughter, Beverly Hedrick, and sisters, Isabel McGinnis and Bentha Johnson.  

Brenda would like to give special thanks to the staff at the Heritage Place for taking such loving care of her husband which includes but not limited to: Tammy, Linda, Kitty, Bonnie, Lee, Debbie, Misty, Evan, and the Hospice staff, Hayley, Jessica, and Barbara.  

Maynard was a member of First Baptist Church of Statesville. A graveside service was held on Tuesday, April 21, 2020, at 3 p.m. at Oakwood Cemetery and Rev. Chris Fitzgerald officiated the service.  

Memorials may be given in Maynard’s memory to Hospice and Palliative Care, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625, or the Alzheimer’s Association of Eastern NC Chapter 5171, Glenwood Avenue Suite 101, Raleigh, NC.  

Condolences may be left at Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home served the Self family.