On Wednesday, July 3, 2013, Jeffrey Darnell (Jeff) Mayo was taken away from us. He was born to the late Nathaniel Mayo and Jacqueline Mayo Robinson June 5, 1969. He was a loving, caring father, son and brother. Jeff accepted Christ at an early age and was baptized at Bibleway Pentecostal Apostolic Church of Christ. He was a graduate of William Byrd High School and J.B. Hunt Trucking School. Jeff was an ambitious young man who carried an entrepreneur spirit. His many endeavors included G & J's Clothing, Real Estate Investing and, close to his heart, mentoring of many youth.
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Jeff enjoyed life and had a passion for dogs. He was well known for his funny personality, always joking and making people laugh. Most people referred to him as a "cool dude." He was well known by the Roanoke Valley and was loved and cherished by many. He never met a stranger.
Jeff was preceded in death by his father, Nathaniel Mayo. Those left to cherish his memory are two handsome sons, Jeremiah Emmons Mayo and Jahki Darnell Emmons Mayo; mother, Jacqueline Mayo Robinson; brothers, Nathaniel (Gayle) Mayo, Gary (Debra) Mayo; sister, Deneen (Justice) Sandidge; special niece, Natacha (Theodore) Haskins; nephews, Justis (J.T.) Sandidge, Garrison Mayo; nieces, Kisha Mayo, Martika Mayo, Grace Mayo and Gabrielle Mayo; special friend, Kia Sherman; a host of close uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2013, in the Hamlar-Curtis Chapel with Apostle Samuel English officiating and Bishop Frank English, Eulogist. The family will receive friends 30 minutes prior to the service. Friends may call Monday afternoon for viewing. Condolences may be sent to www.Hamlar-Curtis.com.
Published in Roanoke Times on July 7, 2013