John William Mayton Sr, 74, died January 27, 2021, at his home.
He was born in Halifax County to the late Leroy Andrew and Alice Pelkey Mayton.
John married Brenda Cooke on April 17, 1965.
He served proudly in the U.S. Army.
John moved to Virginia seeking work as an ironworker. He coached little league baseball and football for C. H. Recreation Department for 10 years. He retired from Builders Supply in Petersburg VA.
John is survived by his wife Brenda Cooke Mayton; daughter Teresa Morgan(Hugh) of Colonial Heights VA; two son’s John W. Mayton JR (Stella) of South Chesterfield VA; Michael Mayton of Colonial Heights VA; two grandsons Hugh Morgan (Alex) of Chester VA; Chris Morgan of Denver, CO; two granddaughters Kaitlyn Morgan(Corbin) of Hanover VA; Hallie Mayton of Colonial Heights VA; two great grandchildren, Tripp and Riley Morgan of Chester VA; two brothers Richard Mayton of Roanoke Rapids NC, and Joe Mayton of Seattle WA; Sister Yvonne Hughes of Spartanburg, S.C.
Graveside Service with military honors will be held at Cedarwood Cemetery, Roanoke Rapids, NC, on February 2, 2021 at 2:00 pm with Rev. Dennis Joyner officiating the service.
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