Maynard Evertia Hires, 76, passed away Jan. 21, 2015. Survived by wife, Carol; children, Ted Hires, Cindy Shriver, Scott (Lynnette) Romine and John (Lori) Romine; grandchildren, Amy and Megan Gladney, Christopher Fennell, Jonathan Shriver, Rachel, Danielle, Jessica and Luke Romine; four great-grandchildren; sisters, Marie (Bill) Pratt and Marion Theileman; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents; brother, Merle Hires; and daughter, Toni Gladney. Maynard was born to Carl and Madaline Hires on Nov. 6, 1938, in Jacksonville, Ill. He retired from King Soopers in 2000, where he was a baker and also worked the night crew. Maynard loved cars and all things related to cars and had lots of car buddies, including extra special friends Reaford and Joann Garrison and Byron, Carol and Carl Ecker. He loved to work in his yard, bake and make meals for family and friends. Maynard was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be greatly missed by all. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, at Divine Science Church, 115 E. Routt Ave. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made direct to Sangre de Cristo Hospice, 1207 Pueblo Blvd. Way, Pueblo, CO 81005. Online condolences,

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  1. I,m truly sorry for your loss.Maynard was a great guy who will be sorely missed.Going to watch indy races ,stock car races at ppir and discussing our favorite hot rods.Mark,Marv “PATTERSON

  2. Please accept our most
    heartfelt sympathies for your loss’�our thoughts are with you and your family
    during this difficult time.

  3. Maynard was a joy to work with at Kings. Always happy, always time to talk. Carol, I am so sorry for loss. My thoughts are with you.

  4. I am so sorry for your loss.He was a great guy I loved talking cars with him I will never forget the fun we had at the car races he will be missed.My deepest condolences to Carol and the entire family.

  5. I am so sad to hear of Maynard’s passing. I have such wonderful memories of him and Tonnia and I riding in the back of his pickup truck up and down Overton Rd.–freezing our tails off while we ice fished, and eating his wonderful meals and pastries. I loved him and his wonderful family. It is some comfort knowing he and Tonnia and Merle and so many that have gone before him, can be together again. My deepest condolences to Carol and Cindy and the entire family.

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