Harold Mayo

Davis Harold Mayo, 67, of Crystal Springs, passed away Thursday, August 5, 2010. Visitation is Saturday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Crystal Springs United Methodist Church. The funeral service is Sunday, August 8, 2010 at 2 p.m. at Crystal Springs United Methodist Church.  Interment will follow at Old Crystal Springs Cemetery. Stringer Family Funeral Services in Crystal Springs is handling arrangements.

Born October 31, 1942 to the late Carl Mayo and the late Norma Hull, he was the older of two children.  He grew up in Meridian and was set to celebrate his 50th high school reunion in September.
 
He moved to Crystal Springs in 1970 and worked for Klumb Lumber before starting Magnolia Forest Products in 1972.  He retired in 2006 after building the company into one of the most successful private companies in Mississippi.  
Harold loved the Lord, his family, friends and dogs, Maggie and Buddy.  He was a devoted husband, a caring father and grandfather, and a loyal friend.  He will be sorely missed by all who knew him.
 
He is survived by his loving wife of  25 years, Helen; daughter, Sherry Jackson (Francis) of Crystal Springs; sons, David Mayo (Sheila) of Meridian; Larry Mayo of Terry; Eddie Easterling (Tessa) of Birmingham, Ala.; Jeff Easterling (Mandi) of Madison; sister, Pat Foster of Mobile, Ala. and his beloved grandchildren; Brooklyn Mayo, Brianna Mayo, Jessica Bridwell, Amber Jackson, Nathan Jackson, Hannah Jackson, Carson Easterling, Guy Easterling, Cassidy Easterling and Katie Easterling.
 
Memorials may be made to the National Parkinson’s Foundation, Gift Processing Center, PO Box 5018, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5018.

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