Mayhew Jr., Giles Edward
Giles Edward (Ed) Mayhew Jr., 72, of Vinton, Va., passed away on Thursday, February 4, 2016, after a lengthy illness. He was raised in Church Road, Va. (Dinwiddie County).Ed was preceded in death by his parents, Giles and Adele Mayhew; a brother, Michael Craig Mayhew; a sister, Barbara M. Wilson; and loving in-laws, Thomas and Ethel Petty.He is survived by his loving wife of 50 and one half years, Linda; two daughters, Kari Taylor and husband, David, of Vinton, and Lisa Mayhew of Bear Creek, N.C.; very special granddaughter, Erin Nicole Taylor; brother, Tony Mayhew and wife, Margaret of Bedford; special nieces and nephews; and other family members and friends.Ed was a 1966 graduate of Virginia Tech and was employed by Federated Insurance Company as a general adjuster for 35 years. After retirement, he enjoyed fishing and golfing with his friends and working at Magic City Ford.A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, February 8, 2016, at Lynn Haven Baptist Church, 1501 E. Washington Ave., Vinton, VA 24179. The Rev. Harold Cook will officiate. The family will receive friends at the church on Sunday, February 7, 2016, from 4 to 7 p.m. and on Monday, one hour prior to the service.In lieu of flowers, Ed requested that you do a kind deed for your neighbor or make a donation to your favorite charity.Arrangements by Oakey's Vinton Chapel & Crematory, 540-982-2221. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.oakeys.com.