David "Leon" Mayo (1946 - 2017)

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Leon Mayo, 70, Harrodsburg, died Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017.
He was born on Nov. 10, 1946, in Lebanon. He was a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a degree in agriculture. Leon had a rewarding career as an insurance agent with Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance Company for 33 years, eight years in Richmond and 25 years as an agency manager in Harrodsburg. He was an active member of St. Andrew Catholic Church. He was a member of the Kentucky National Guard, Harrodsburg unit. He served as past president of Mercer County Chamber of Commerce, past president of Harrodsburg Kiwanis Club, and was serving as chairman of the Christian Life Center Board. Leon was extremely hardworking and dedicated to his family and church, to Mercer County Farm Bureau members, and to the Harrodsburg community.
He was preceded in death by: his parents, Goebel and Gladys Mayo; two brothers, Frank Mayo and G.L. Mayo; and one sister, Kitty Goodin.
Survivors include: his wife of 50 years, Mary Kay; one son, David (Amy) Mayo of Berea; daughters, Libby (Justin) Stocker of Harrodsburg and Katie (Rich) Watson of Decatur, Georgia; two brothers, Bob Mayo of Louisville and Marshall Mayo of Bowling Green; three grandchildren, Darbi and Andrew Mayo of Berea and Joseph Stocker of Harrodsburg.
A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated Monday, Nov. 13, at St. Andrew Catholic Church, with burial in St. Augustine Church cemetery, Lebanon.
Pallbearers were Justin Stocker, Rich Watson, Andrew Mayo, Chris Mayo, Bo Mayo, and Patrick Mattingly.
Ransdell Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Memorial messages can be left for the family at www.ransdellfuneralchapel.com.
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Harrodsburg, KY 40330
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Published in The Lebanon Enterprise on Nov. 14, 2017