March 24, 2021, 82, Fremont –
David Whitley Mayo, 82, of Wrightsville Beach passed away Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at Vidant Edgecombe Hospital in Tarboro.
A graveside service will be held Monday, March 29, 2021 at 3 p.m. at Elmwood Cemetery in Fremont. The family will receive friends following the service. All in attendance, are asked to please wear a mask and practice social distancing.
Mr. Mayo was born in Wayne County on February 27, 1939 to the late George Edward Mayo Jr. and Susie Mae Whitley Mayo. He attended Wrightsville United Methodist Church and a former member of Fremont United Methodist Church in Fremont.
He is survived by one sister, Mary Sue Beamon and husband, Dr. Kenneth Dwain Beamon of Tarboro; a sister-in-law, Becky Mayo of Goldsboro; nieces, Margaret-Ann Mayo, Susie Beamon Magill and Dr. Virginia Mayo Buckman and nephews, Ken Beamon, Anthony Beamon and George Mayo IV.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Mayo was preceded in death by his brother, Dr. George Mayo III.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the American Kidney Fund at www.kidneyfund.org.
The family is in the care of Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home, 102 North Pine Street in Fremont.