Jerry A. Mayo
1946 - 2021
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Jerry A. Mayo

Jerry A. Mayo passed away on Sunday June 6th after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease. He was born in Nashville in 1946 to Ara and Homer Mayo. He was a graduate of Cohn High School in 1964 where he met his wife, Lynda. They were married 51 years.

He had a very successful business career with several insurance companies over the years. He started his career with Aetna Life and Casualty. He also worked for The Home Insurance Company and the Royal Insurance Company.

He served on many volunteer Boards over the years. Among them were The Advisory Council on Workers' Compensation for State of Tennessee, The Tennessee Insurance Guaranty Association and Peterson's For Parkinson's Disease.

He was a founding member of Good Shepherd Episcopal Church where he served on The Vestry as Senior and Junior Warden for many years.

He was known by everyone for his quick wit and kindness to others. His family loved him dearly and he was a wonderful husband and Father. He loved The Tennessee Titans, The Nashville Predators, golf and many old classic cars.

He will be dearly missed by everyone that knew him. He made everyone laugh wherever he went.

He is survived by his wife, Lynda, daughter Maria Mayo, sons Keith Mayo (Eddie), Matt Mayo and grandson Walter Mayo, his dear sisters, Kathleen Duke and Dianne Sexton. Also his beloved and loyal dog, Barney.

A memorial Service will be held at Good Shepherd Church, 1420 Wilson Pike, Brentwood, TN on Saturday June 12th at 11:00. Visitation will be 1 hour before service.

In lieu of flowers the family request donations to be made to Jerry Mayo Memorial Fund at Good Shepherd or The Nashville Humane Society.

Brentwood Roesch Patton Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 615 373-3040




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Published in Tennessean from Jun. 9 to Jun. 10, 2021.
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June 14, 2021
Jerry and I worked together for many years both at Aetna Life and Casualty as well as the agency system. He was always a real pleasure to work with. After my early retirement, we lost touch and I will forever regret that. Jerry’s presence on earth will be missed. But his job here was finished and he has earned his reward for a better place. My sincere condolences to Lynda and all of Jerry’s family.
Ron Ellis
Friend
June 12, 2021
Jerry was the BEST EVER!!!! I will miss him.
susan corley
Friend
June 10, 2021
I worked with Jerry on and off over many years. He was a good man, a great colleague and an even better friend.

Jerry's smile and quick wit lit up every room he entered. He was a joy to work with because of his easy manner and great competency. Even when we disagreed, you always knew it was never personal, that he was still your friend -- and it was my honor to call him that.

The world is a bit darker with his passing.
Ray Siebert
Coworker
June 9, 2021
Known Jerry for many years and at one point lived with Jerry at MTSU. Always considered Jerry a good Friend. Jerry was a True Friend and Wonderful Human Being. Know He truly loved Linda and his entire Family. Prayers and Thoughts go out to each Family Member. RIP
Billy Lynch
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