Richard Davis “Dickie” Mayes, 69

Published 3:18 pm Thursday, August 31, 2023

Richard Davis “Dickie” Mayes, 69, passed away Tuesday, August 29, 2023. He was born February 17, 1954 in Danville, Kentucky a son of the late Leslie M. and Jane Wilmott Mayes. Dickie was the husband of 39 years to Mary Lou Glasscock Mayes.
Dickie was a long-time farmer, a member and Deacon of Perryville Christian Church, and served many leadership roles in the community. He served on the Perryville Fire & Rescue, Boyle County Fire Department, was a former Boyle County Magistrate, and member of the Boyle County Extension, Boyle County Fire and Parksville Water District Boards. Dickie held the Boyle County High School record for tackles per game and per season from 1972 – 1997. He enjoyed UK and Boyle County football, and his passion was his grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, Mary Lou, Dickie is survived by a son, Stephen (Megan) Mayes, daughter, Jennifer (Bryan) Bodner, grandchildren, Avery, Austin, and Aniston Bodner, Gavin Whitehouse, Addie, Silas and Sutton Mayes, brother, Robby Mayes and two nephews, Michael and Matthew Mayes.
In addition to his parents, Dickie was preceded in death by a son, Chris Whitehouse and sister, Libby Mayes.
The funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, September 4, 2023 at Perryville Christian Church with Rev. Stephen Smythers, Rev. Joe Hood, and Eric Kenoyer officiating. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery in Perryville. Visitation will be at the church, Sunday, September 3, 2023 from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Pallbearers will be Kenneth Wise, Bruce Robbins, Terry Hogue, Pete Bottom, Greg Slone, Scott Glasscock and Randy Glasscock.
Honorary bearers are grandchildren, Avery, Austin, Aniston, Gavin, Addie, Silas, Sutton, and Robby, Michael, Matthew Mayes.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are suggested to The Dickie Mayes Boyle County New Farmer Foundation c/o Farmers Bank Perryville, KY attn: Lisa Bottom.

Email newsletter signup