George Mayo, Jr.

Obituary of George Ernest Mayo, Jr.

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George Earnest Mayo was born on August 3, 1953, in Prince Edward County, Virginia to George Mayo, Sr., and Virginia Reed.


At an early age he was baptized at Chief Cornerstone Baptist Church and later moved his membership to New Hope Baptist Church.


He attended Carter G. Woodson School and later the family moved to Goochland, VA. He graduated from Goochland High School. During high school, he liked to play baseball and he and his brother also drove the school bus in Goochland. He was self-employed and his passion was working on trucks. Later he worked part-time for Luckstone.


He enjoyed hunting with his brother and working on the farm.


Early in the morning on Sunday, October 22, 2023, George peacefully

transitioned into eternal rest.

 igh School


Celebrating and remembering his life are his son, Samuel Owens, brothers,

Monroe (Doris) Mayo, James Mayo, and Thomas Scruggs (Jenny); sister, Darlene Langhorne (Jerry); sister-in-law, Linda Mayo, mother-figure; Delores Liggins, nieces; Tonja (Frank) Booker, Tierra (Kenn) Barbour, La’Wanda Mayo, Sheena Whisnant, Shelea Mayo, and Akasha Tariq; nephews; Stephen Mayo, Chris Mayo; great-nieces, I’onna Mayo, Sayion Mayo, Alanah Tariq, and Taliah Tariq; great-nephews, Jordyn Whisnant, Corey Whisnant, Patrick Green-Collier, Devin Mayo, Elijah Mayo, Khalid Tariq, Ausar Tariq, and Saadiq Tariq; his devoted companion, Rosa Lee Turner bonus children, Lorenzo Turner, Lisa Gresham, Simone (Tyrone) Mealy, Lakesha Turner; and a host of other family and friends.

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Visitation at Funeral Home

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Friday, October 27, 2023
Marian Gray Thomas Funeral Home
64 Cartersville Road
Cumberland, Virginia, United States

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Saturday, October 28, 2023
New Hope Baptist Church
2014 Cartersville Road
Cartersville, Virginia, United States

Final Resting Place

1:00 pm
Saturday, October 28, 2023
New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery
2014 Cartersville Road
Cartersville, Virginia, United States
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1953 - 2023

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