July 20, 2022

Carl Herbert Mainous was born June 28, 1929 and passed away peacefully at home on May 17, 2022. Carl is survived by his wife Jacqueline Sue Mainous of Grand Prairie, TX and his son Ron S Mainous of Grand Prairie, TX. Carl is also survived by a brother Clifford of Norton, VA and sisters Doris of Perry, GA and Glenda of Lincoln Park, MI.

Carl married his bride Jacqueline Sue in 1951, the couple were married for 70 years. Carl was an army veteran who spent 2 years in Korea. Carl graduated from East Tennessee State University in 1962 and went on to get his master’s degree from Xavier in 1968. Carl worked as a teacher, coach, and administrator for 30 years and retired from the Dayton, Ohio School District.

Carl touched the lives of many of his students, student athletes, and co-workers throughout his career. Carl and Sue traveled extensively in their retirement years and visited numerous countries including Mexico, Greece, and Israel.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital