Christopher John Mayville - SAVANNAH - Christopher John Mayville, 50, died tragically too soon Tuesday, February 21, 2012. He was born September 15, 1961 in the U.S. Army Hospital in Stuttgart, Germany. Chris graduated from the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania in 1983 with a degree in accounting. He moved to Savannah following graduation and worked at Hancock, Askew and Co. as a CPA. He worked as an Internal Auditor for Dixie Crystal before becoming an accountant with Adams Construction Company and then The Carson Company as their CFO. He recently joined Carroll and Carroll as President. Chris was an investor in Ruth's Chris Steak House, owned a mini storage unit in Jesup, and managed rental properties. Chris was dedicated to his family and all their activities. He coached his kids soccer and baseball teams. He had an amazing sense of humor and a kind heart. He never met a stranger. He loved life and lived it to its fullest. We will miss his smile and ability to make us smile. He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Julie Carter Mayville; his son, Carter Christopher; daughters, Meghan Caroline and Katherine Anne; his parents, Col. (Ret.) William Charles Mayville, Sr. and Dorothy Higginson Mayville; brothers, Maj. General William Charles Mayville, Jr. and his wife, Shand; Patrick Mayville and his wife, Laura; Michael Mayville and his wife, Cathy; Daniel Mayville and his wife, Debbie; sisters, Mary Ann Mooney and her husband, David; and Catherine Louise Mayville. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews: Aubrey, Wyatt, Chas, Andrew, Margie, Emily, Sean, Ryan, Tyler, Matthew, Abbey, Nicholas, Sheila, David, Kathleen, and Will. Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Thursday, February 23, 2012 at Fox and Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel. A Memorial Service to celebrate his life will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, February 24, 2012 at Skidaway Island United Methodist Church with The Reverend Jim Giddens officiating. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to The Wounded Warrior Project, (www.woundedwarriorproject.org). Please sign our online guestbook at www.foxandweeks.com Savannah Morning News February 23, 2012 Please sign our Obituary Guest Book at savannahnow.com/obituaries.
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Published in Savannah Morning News on Feb. 23, 2012