Dempsey Mayes, age 90 of Snyder, passed away June 8, 2018.
A graveside service for Mr. Mayes will be held Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 11:00 am at the Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Abilene, Tx located on West Lake Road (FM 600) with full Military Honors. A visitation for Mr. Mayes will be held Wednesday, June 13, 2018 from 6 to 7 pm at Miller Family Funeral Home.
Mr. Mayes was born July 22, 1927 in Pleasanton, TX to John and Ethye Mayes. Mr. Mayes served in the United States Marines during the Korean War from 1951-1955. He was also a deacon in the Baptist Church.
He is survived by
HIs loving wife of 63 years, Pansy Couch Mayes of Snyder
Henry Mayes and wife Lana of Paris, Tx
David Mayes and wife Penni of Snyder
Randy Couch and wife Deana of Abilene
Melissa Gooch of Brownwood
Daughter in laws Deborah Buxton and Kay Vincik
Michael Mayes and wife Robyn of Haslet
Justin Crawford and wife Erika of Arizona
J.R. Mayes and wife Carmen of Powderly
Sarah Swimm and husband Zach of Paris
Jennifer Keesee and husband Shane of Mustang, Ok
Jeremy Mayes of Oregon
Jason Mayes of Abilene
Julie Kay Fowler and husband Mitch of Abilene
Brittany Herrera and husband Randy of Snyder
Jonathan Mayes and wife Amanda of Snyder
Tyler and Joshua Mayes both of Snyder
Colton Couch and wife Kayla of Abilene
Maegan Clark and husband Rocky of Arlington
Kenny Baker and wife Charlene of New York
Brandy Hoffman and husband Kevin of Abilene
Buffi Lake of Abilene
Ashley Ledbetter and husband Chad of Missouri
Tim Snyder of Missouri
35 Great Grandchildren
2 great great grandchildren
numerous nieces and nephews
He is preceded in death by his parents, son Tommy Mayes, twin brother Sharky, brothers John, Jack, Bill and Howard. Also two sisters, Ruby Wright and Louise Matthews
The family would like to thank Hospice Home Health for their loving care and also special friends Doris Watts and Renae Ferguson of Abilene that traveled to assist Pansy in taking care of Dempsey.