John Eggleston Mayfield


John Eggleston Mayfield

John Eggleston Mayfield, 65, was born on Sept. 13, 1952, in Norfolk, Va., to the late Pearson B. Mayfield Jr. and Amy Eggleston Mayfield
He was a graduate of Baylor School in Chattanooga, class of 1970. He attended the University of Tennessee at 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 four years; created John E. Mayfield Charitable Foundation in 1996; a member of the Tennessee 4-H Foundation Board for six years; a member of Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee Board for six 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. 
He 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 and Cori Fletcher (Wesley); and girlfriend, Jennie Smith. A Celebration of Life will be Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Cheatham County Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Bethlehem Cemetery in Ashland City. 
Visitation for family and friends will be Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, from 2 to 6 p.m., and on Sunday, Oct. 1, 1017, from noon until funeral hour of 2 p.m.
His wishes were for donations to the charity of your choice.


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