Virgil R. Mayes

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Funeral Services for Virgil Richard Mayes of Rhome, Texas, formerly of Conroe, Texas will be held on Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. in The Chapel at Conroe Funeral Directors with the Rev. Ray Hyden officiating. Interment will follow at Houston National Cemetery at 1:30 P.M. with full military honors. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M.

Virgil was born on June 23, 1945 in Evansville, Indiana to William Thomas Mayes and Margaret Ellen (Willyard) Mayes. He passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 13, 2017 in Decatur, Texas with his family by his side. He was 72 years old.

Virgil was a devoted and beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather, uncle and friend. Above all, time spent with family and friends is what he treasured the most. He will be dearly missed.

Virgil was preceded in death by his parents; William and Margaret Mayes and his siblings, Joe Mayes, Buddy Mayes, Forest Mayes, Steve Mayes and Mandy Morris.

He is survived by his loving family; wife of 52 years, Sarah Mayes; children, Sidney Mayes; Candy Frost and husband, Ryan, Robert Mayes and wife, Michelle, Richard (Virgil) Mayes, and David Mayes and wife, Heather; sister, Sarah Bryski and husband, Ron; brothers, John Mayes and wife, Clara and Sherman Mayes; Grandchildren, Robbie Mayes, Casey Gaskins, Randall Mayes, Ryan Mayes, Ty Gaskins, Rachel Mayes, Andrew Mayes, Amber Mayes, Devin Mayes, Chris Mayes, Heidi Mayes, Katie Mayes and Kyle Mayes. Virgil is also survived by numerous great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other caring family members and friends.

Pallbearers: Casey Gaskins, Ty Gaskins, Robbie Mayes, Randall Mayes, Ryan Mayes, and J.T. Mayes.


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Conroe Funeral Directors
1504 N Thompson St
Conroe, TX 77301
(936) 756-2210
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Published on from July 17 to July 30, 2017