Michael Mayes

Michael Thomas Mayes

Monday, November 11th, 1957 - Sunday, July 5th, 2020
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Michael Thomas Mayes, 62, passed away on Sunday, July 5, 2020 in Arlington.

Funeral Service: 11:30 a.m. Monday, July 13, at Wade Family Funeral Home, 4140 W. Pioneer Parkway, Arlington. Interment: 1:30 p.m., Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, Dallas. Visitation: 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the funeral home prior to the service.

Michael was born on November 11, 1957 in Danville, Illinois to Willie Mayes and LouElla Lardell Mayes. He served in the U.S. Air Force. Michael worked in the transportation industry for 30 plus years along with several other ventures.

He loved collecting, gardening, reading and talk shows. He was especially dedicated to his love of antique cars; paying special attention to his ’57 Chevy.

Michael was preceded in death by his parents, Willie and LouElla Mayes; brother, Jerry Mays; and grandmother, Ethel Henry Rose.

Survivors: Son, Michael Mayes; daughter, Atori Mayes-Sobers and husband, Deron; brothers, Carl Mayes and wife, Mitzi, Danny Mayes and wife, Alta, and Tony Mayes; sisters, Vickey Headd and husband, Dennis, Terry Rose and husband, Steven; and grandchildren, Emerald Sobers and Hope Mayes.

Wade Family Funeral Home
(817) 274-9233
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, July 13th, 2020 | 10:30am - 11:30am
    Monday, July 13th, 2020 10:30am - 11:30am
    Wade Family Funeral Home
    4140 W Pioneer Parkway
    Arlington, Texas 76013
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Funeral Service

    Monday, July 13th, 2020 | 11:30am
    Monday, July 13th, 2020 11:30am
    Wade Family Funeral Home
    4140 W Pioneer Parkway
    Arlington, Texas 76013
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Monday, July 13th, 2020 | 1:30pm
    Monday, July 13th, 2020 1:30pm
    Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery
    2000 Mountain Creek Parkway
    DALLAS, Texas 75211
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Alicia Wallace

Posted at 12:29am
Michael you will be fondly missed. Sleep on my precious cousin. Rest In Peace knowing we will miss you! Your cousin, Alicia

Terry Rose

Posted at 12:14am
The Best Big Brother any body could ask for! Gentle kind and Loved the lord❤️ He will be missed by all that truly Loved him. Rest in heaven may God be pleased with your work on earth🙏🏽❤️🥰

Shelia Thomas

Posted at 05:46pm
Condolences and Prayers to the family may God puts his loving arms around you on the loss of your love one. Shelia Thomas

Posted at 12:52am
God Bless the family of Michael. We will miss you Michael You were like a family member, Rest in peace until we meet again. Addie Hale and Family.

Terry JRose

Posted at 10:41pm
I love you Big Brother Now soar like the Eagle
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