Ralph W. Mayo, Jr., 83, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2015 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton, Ohio.
He was born August 5, 1931 in Osgood, Ohio, a son of the late Ralph Francis and Marjorie (Bohman) Mayo. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death, on November 29, 2012, by his wife, Betty (Hesson) Mayo whom he married February 3, 1951; a daughter, Diane Mayo.
Ralph started out in farming, had worked sometime in his life at Frigidaire in Dayton, Smith Chevrolet in Rossburg, Red's Service in Ansonia, Carl Subler Trucking in Versailles for over 20 years, T & M Auto Parts in Ansonia, and retired as a manager at NAPA Auto Parts in Versailles. He was a secretary for over 30 years for the FOPA, on the board of trustees for the Rossburg Fire Department and a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Frenchtown. Ralph also volunteered at the Grace Food Pantry and was a supporter of the Southeastern Guide Dogs Inc.
He is survived by his children, Deborah (John) Kremer of Ft. Loramie, Ralph David (Anita) Mayo of Ringgold, GA, Douglas (Darlene) Mayo of Lewisburg, Dennis (Tracy) Mayo of Arcanum, Denise (Rick) Lee of Ansonia, Timothy Mayo of Lisle, IL, and Teresa (Scott) Amspaugh of Ansonia; grandchildren, Brad, Jessica, and Nicole Baker, Jacob Kremer, Kelly, Cory, Zach, Clint, Jake, and Kyndall Mayo, Erin and Justin Lee, Emelia Hammons and Mindy Cockerham; 6 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; brothers and sisters, Richard (Sharon) Mayo of Greenville, Ron (Rita) Mayo of Greenville, Patricia (Robert) Epperly of Greenville, Sharon (Bill) Haas of Celina; special friend, Sue House; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM, Friday, July 31 at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Frenchtown with Fr. Jim Simons celebrating. Burial will follow in Holy Family Cemetery, Frenchtown.
The family will receive friends at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville Thursday, July, 30 from 5 PM to 7 PM with a prayer service being offered at 4:45 PM. Memorial contributions may be given to Cancer Association of Darke County and Rossburg Fire Department.