September 13, 1952 - September 29, 2017
MAYFIELD, John Eggleston, age 65, was born on September 13, 1952, in Norfolk, Virginia, to the late Pearson B. Mayfield Jr. and Amy Eggleston Mayfield. John was a graduate of Baylor School in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Class of 1970. He attended UT Knoxville and Cleveland State Community College. He was a member of the U.S. Army Reserves 335th Engineering Detachment and worked at First American Bank and Cumberland Heights. He owned and operated Mayfield Bookstore for 27 years. He was a Volunteer Chairman of Motor Services for Red Cross; President of Cheatham County Community Foundation for 4 years; created John E. Mayfield Charitable Foundation in 1996; a member of the Tennessee 4-H Foundation Board for 6 years; a member of Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee Board for 6 years; Charter President of Cheatham County Kiwanis Club; Distinguished Lieutenant Governor of Division 14 Kiwanis Club; Trustee and Treasurer of Kiwanis International Foundation; member of Hall of Fame of Nashville State Community College, with the Library of Nashville State Community College being named as the John E. Mayfield Library; Chairman of Long-Term Recovery Organization for May 2010 Flood; Charter member of Habitat for Humanity Board; Endowed Scholarships for various organizations; member of The White House Champions of Change; Past Commander of American Legion Post 40; Imagination Library Board for Cheatham County and most recently proudly installed as the Kiwanis Children’s Fund President for 2017-2018. John is preceded in death by his parents, Pearson B. Mayfield, Jr. and Amy Eggleston Mayfield. He is survived by his brothers: Jim A. Mayfield (Wanda), James Calvin “Rocky” Fletcher, Jr., (Rita), and Terry Fletcher; sister: Tammy Fletcher Shelton; nieces: Ashley Mayfield Robinson (Aaron), Blythe Mayfield, Lauren Shelton, Cody Fletcher, Josh Fletcher, Cori Fletcher (Wesley), and girlfriend, Jennie Smith. A celebration of John’s life will be Sunday, October 1, 2017, at 2pm in the Chapel of Cheatham County Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Bethlehem Cemetery in Ashland City, Tennessee. Visitation for family and friends will be Saturday, September 30, 2017, from 2pm to 6pm and on Sunday, October 1st from 12noon until funeral hour of 2pm. In lieu of flowers, John’s wishes were for donations to the Cheatham County Community Foundation Discretionary Fund of the Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee or The John E. Mayfield Kiwanis of Cheatham County Scholarship or the charity of your choice. Cheatham County Funeral Home 615-792-2552 cheathamcountyfh.com.
MAYFIELD, John Eggleston, age 65, was born on September 13, 1952, in Norfolk, Virginia, to the late Pearson B. Mayfield Jr. and Amy Eggleston Mayfield. John was a graduate of Baylor School in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Class of 1970. He attended... View Obituary & Service Information
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