Jimmie Maggard

Cris RitchieEditor

September 27, 2012

Jimmie Preston Maggard, 71, of Hazard, died Wednesday, Sept. 26 at the Hazard ARH.

He was a retired coal miner and a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was also the son of the late Charlie Maggard and the late Ora Napier Maggard.

He is survived by his daughter, Shana Mullins; sons John Maggard and wife Kim, James Virgil Donovan Maggard, and Shawn Griffith and wife Jamie; sisters Katherine Smith and Betty Ruth Pigman; special friends Helen Mullins; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and a host of family and friends.

Arrangements are being handled by Maggard Brothers Funeral Home of Hazard. The visitation will be held at the Krypton Brethren Church, where the family will receive friends after 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 28. Services will begin at noon on Saturday, Sept. 29 with Rev. Jim Sluss officiating. Interment will be at Napier Cemetery in Krypton.