James Mayhew

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

James W. "Jim" Mayhew, 64, of Jackson passed away Sunday, Dec. 13, 2009, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau.

He was born Jan. 1, 1945, in Cape Girardeau, to Edward O. and Mildred A. Johnson Mayhew. He and E. Jean Hunsaker-McClanahan were married March 26, 2005. She passed away June 2, 2007.

Mayhew was a graduate of Central High School. He primarily worked in maintenance at various local businesses, retiring in 2005. He was a member of St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau, and Cape County Model Airplane Club.

Survivors include two uncles, Morris (Mary) Johnson and Eugene Johnson of Columbia, Tenn.; a stepdaughter, Amy (Marc) Dambach of Shawneetown; three stepsons, Scott McClanahan and Joey Busciglio of Jackson, Chris (Melissa) McClanahan of Pocahontas; five stepgrandchildren, Brittany, Sydney, MaKayla, Daisy, Ben; and many friends whom he considered to be his family.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two stepgrandchildren, Shailyn and Shayden.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements are by McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.

Sympathy messages may be sent to the family online at www.mccombsfuneralhome.com.