William Frank Mainer

Published 8:10 am Monday, December 28, 2020

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Mr. William Frank Mainer, 81, of Jericho Church Road, Mocksville, died at his home on Friday, Dec.  25, 2020.

Mr. Mainer was born on March 27, 1939 in Davie County to the late Wade Echard and Julia Mae Brown Mainer. He was the son of legendary musician Wade Mainer of the band “Wade Mainer and the Sons of the Mountaineers,” and enjoyed old-time bluegrass music. Mr. Mainer enjoyed waving to everyone who passed by while sitting on his porch sipping coffee. He was a member of Hardison United Methodist Church and will be remembered as a loving husband, father, and brother.

He was also preceded in death by 2 brothers, Leon and Kelly Mainer.

Survivors: his wife of 29 years, Eva Hutcheson Mainer; stepson, Kenneth Scharrer Jr.; sister, Polly Hofmeister (Ralph); brother, Randall Mainer (Carma); nephew, Todd Hofmeister; and niece, Stacie Hoffmann.

A graveside service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31 in Hardison United Methodist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Ronald D. Doub officiating.

Condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.com.