David Quinton Mayfield

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David Quinton Mayfield

March 23, 1971 - February 12, 2019

David Quinton Mayfield David Quinton Mayfield, 47, Floyds Knobs, Indiana, passed away on Tuesday, February 12, 2019. David was a loving and forgiving friend who thrived on making people laugh. As a younger man, he worked for the Greenville Water Company. He loved his work as a mechanic at Kepley Excavating in Greenville and also served on the Greenville Volunteer Fire Department from where he retired as a captain. In 1996, with little experience, David began rebuilding parts of a century old house in Galena. Over the course of several decades, he became a skilled carpenter and plumber. He drove a race car for the first time in the Affordable Ford race at the Clarksville Sportsdrome in 2018. David was an avid Colts and IU Basketball fan, loved his Kawasaki motorcycle, and treasured his time spent with his grandsons, Leo and Drake.
He was born on March 23, 1971 in New Albany, Indiana to David Whitaker and the late Sherrian (Sears) Mayfield. Along with his mother, he is preceded in death by his grandfather, Marvin "Punk" Sears and his brother, Clinton Mayfield.
Along with his father, David is survived by his brother, Tommy Whitaker; sister, Michelle Millard (Scott); his companion of 24 years, Barbara Wood; grandsons, Leo and Drake Keables; step-daughter, Rachel Snell (Scott); aunts, Mintie Kemp (Richard), Shelley Dunn (Tony), and Mary Sears; and grandmother, Pauline Baird.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Parkway Southern Baptist Church (2508 Corydon Pike, New Albany) with a dinner following in the Friendship Hall.
The family requests that contributions in David's memory be made to the American Cancer Society.
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Published on February 18, 2019
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Patti Maulden Faucett
Feb 19, 2019
I am so sorry for your families loss. My heart goes out to all of you.I hope you have a great
Susie Harvey
Feb 19, 2019
I'm sorry that we didn't know each other better but Uncle Denny and I loved you just the same. We will miss you passing by the house and visiting the establishment next door.