Lester was born on May 11, 1927 in Gillett, son of the late Cola and Mae (Wright) Maynard.
Lester was also predeceased by his wife, Bertha, in 2012.
Lester retired as a truck driver for Cargill in Big Flats, NY.
Funeral services were held Feb. 24 at the James D. Barrett Funeral Home with his son, the Reverend Donald Maynard, officiating. Interment took place Feb. 25 in Gillett Cemetery.
Memorial donations can be made to the Gillett Baptist Church.
"When tomorrow begins without me don't ever think we are far apart for every time you think of me, I will be right here within your heart."