James Ray Mayhew

May 1, 1964 - May 23, 2013
James Ray Mayhew


James Ray Mayhew, 49, of Leland, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2013 at his home.

Born on May 1, 1964 in Winston-Salem, he was a son of Shelby Jean Lemonds Mayhew of Leland and the late Bobby Leonard Mayhew. He worked in construction and enjoyed working on cars.

Surviving, in addition to his mother, are his wife, Loretta Marie Ludlow Mayhew; a son, James Ray Mayhew, Jr. and wife Christina; a daughter, Kimberly Maria Mayhew; a brother, Bobby Mayhew; a sister, Phyllis Gonzales; and three grandchildren, Alyssa Mayhew, Erica Mayhew, and William Grainger.

The family will receive friends Saturday evening from 6 pm until 8 pm at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • May 23, 2013
    Michael Long says:
    So Sorry for your loss.Praying for all the family.Michael and Gena Long,son and daughter n law of Shirley Mayhew Long.

  • May 26, 2013
    Brenda & Randy Hill says:
    Loretta and family....so sorry to hear about James passing...you are in our thoughts and prayers....he was a good man..if you need anything, don't hesitate to e-mail me...good memories with you two...

  • May 23, 2013
    Angie Durham says:
    Love you James will miss you!!! so sorry to my family.

  • May 24, 2013
    terry leffler says:
    Sorry for your loss angie and david My condolences to your family