April 29, 2021, 78, Seven Springs –
Maynard Eugene Price a life-long native of the Seven Springs community passed away on April 29, 2021.
Mr. Price was born May 19, 1942 to Betty and Eugene Price of Wayne County. He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Janie; and son, Kurt Price.
Surviving is his wife, Tammie Ingram Price of Seven Springs; son Jason Price (wife, Sandy); stepson, Zachary Stevens; stepdaughter, Lauren Stevens; granddaughters: Ashley Bond (husband, Josh), Ivey Campbell, Raven Head (husband, Wilson), and
Mikayla Price; and step-grandson, Hudson Jack Stevens. He is also survived by his two favorite pups, Gypsy and Hopper.
Mr. Price graduated from Seven Springs High School before joining his dad in the family hog business, Cedar Lane Farm, where he worked for 30 years. He was President/Owner of Johnston Ambulance Service from 1995 – 2016, owner of Maynard’s Entertainment, and owned numerous other businesses over the course of his lifetime.
Mr. Price was an active member of his community, a life-long member of Seven Springs UMC, and one of the founding members of the Seven Springs Rescue. He was a past Director of the North Carolina Pork Producers Association and received numerous
recognitions for his contributions to the Wayne County Livestock Development Association.
His greatest joy was spending time with his family, friends, and pups. Nothing brought him more pleasure than the daily golf cart rides with his beloved Gypsy and Hopper.
A graveside memorial service, officiated by Terry Hobbs will be held Monday, May 3 at 11 a.m. at Seven Springs United Methodist Church Cemetery, Seven Springs, NC. Due to Covid-19, no formal visitation is planned at this time; however, following the service, the family will greet friends at the cemetery.
Tyndall Funeral Home of Mount Olive will provide graveside service and burial.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory be made to Seven Springs United Methodist Church (5570 Hwy 55 E, Seven Springs, NC 28578) or Kitty Askins Hospice (107 Handley Park Ct., Goldsboro, NC 27534).
The family extends their deepest gratitude to the caregivers at Kitty Askins Hospice, who served the family with compassion and excellence.