Sgt. Corey Maynard Obituary, Distinguished Law Enforcement Officer Killed on duty

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Sgt. Corey Maynard of Charleston, WV, Remembered for His Service and Dedication

A Life Well-Lived: Remembering Sgt. Corey Maynard

The Charleston community and law enforcement agencies are mourning the loss of Sgt. Corey Maynard, a beloved and respected member of the West Virginia State Police. Sgt. Maynard, 37, passed away on June 2, 2023, leaving behind a legacy of service, dedication, and love.

 Sgt. Corey Maynard’s Life and Contributions

Born on July 22, 1985, in South Williamson, KY, Sgt. Corey Maynard was the son of Steven Walter Maynard and Leslie Cather Maynard. Throughout his life, he demonstrated unwavering commitment and loyalty to his family, friends, and community.

Sgt. Maynard served the West Virginia State Police for 15 years, exemplifying professionalism and bravery. In January 2014, his courageous actions led to saving a pursuit suspect’s life, earning him the Lifesaving Award in 2015. Beyond his law enforcement career, he formed lasting relationships during his early work at Food City alongside his wife, Rachel.

A Proud Patriot and Passionate Individual

Sgt. Corey Maynard’s love for his country, fondly referring to it as “Merica,” was a testament to his unwavering patriotism. He was an avid baseball fan, especially passionate about the Baltimore Orioles. Traveling to Ireland and immersing himself in the soothing melodies of jazz music brought him joy and inspiration.

Sgt. Maynard’s dedication extended to his personal life as a loving husband, father, son, brother, uncle, and friend. He will be fondly remembered for his generous heart, always ready to lend a helping hand and his meticulous care for his iconic hairstyle.

 Honoring Sgt. Corey Maynard’s Memory

Sgt. Corey Maynard is survived by his parents, Steven Walter Maynard and Leslie Cather Maynard, his wife Rachel Maynard, and their two children, Zoe Aislinn and Finnegan Cory Maynard. He also leaves behind cherished memories for his sisters Patricia Bennett (Cole) and Sara Maynard (Ian Putnam), his nieces and nephews, and his parents-in-law, Gary and Gina Duncan.

In addition, Sgt. Maynard’s West Virginia State Police family and fellow law enforcement colleagues mourn his loss. His extended family, aunts, uncles, cousins, and numerous friends also share in the grief.

Final Farewell and Commemoration

Funeral services for Sgt. Corey Maynard will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, at Mingo Central High School in Delbarton, WV. Major Jim Mitchell will officiate the ceremony. Prior to the service, a visitation will take place from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the same location.

The procession route will honor Sgt. Maynard’s life, proceeding from Mingo Central High School onto King Coal Highway, Route 65, Route 52, and finally reaching Chapmanville, WV.

As per his final wishes, Sgt. Corey Maynard will continue to impact lives through tissue donation, ensuring his giving spirit lives on. Following the services, his remains will be cremated.

Remembering Sgt. Corey Maynard’s Legacy

The passing of Sgt. Corey Maynard has left a profound impact on the community and all who knew him. He will forever be remembered for his dedication, loyalty, and selflessness. The void left by his loss will be filled with cherished memories of his service, his love for his family, and the lasting impressions he made on those around him.


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