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“Roy was a delight and always so pleasant. Many memories of him playing cards. It was honor to meet him. ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Molly Wells - Madisonville, KY

“Was the happiness man , he loved our family and all loved him . We will all miss him. ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Debbie Davis - Greenville, KY

“My condolences to the family i knew Roy for years he loved karaoke. Baseball and Basketball he will be missed ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Rodney Carter - Big Clifty, KY

“My condolences to the family i knew Roy for years he loved karaoke. Baseball and Basketball he will be missed ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Rodney Carter - Big Clifty, KY

“Will miss you at ALL family gatherings! You filled our hearts with joy and laughter. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Susie Lott - Central City, KY

“Roy was a wonderful and kind man. He will be missed....Prayers and love to the family ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: ANITA DOWNEY - DAWSON SPRINGS, KY


MADISONVILLE - Roy Lee Mayes, 74, of Madisonville, died Saturday, February 15, 2020, at 5:30PM at Baptist Health in Madisonville. Mr. Mayes was born September 16, 1945, in Muhlenberg County. He worked for Hibbs Electric as a electric motor mechanic, and was a member of Bethany Baptist Church. His favorite past time was karaoke, listening to gospel music, playing cards, and spending time with family and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Elmer Mayes; mother Maudie Mayes; brothers Elmer Mayes Jr., Harold Mayes, Nolan Mayes, and Thomas Mayes; and sisters Thelma Harvey, Betty Browning, and Pauline Reeves.

He is survived by his sister-in-law, Carolyn Mayes; and numerous nieces , nephews, and cousins.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, February 19, 2020, at 1:00PM at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Pastor Marvin Phillip officiating. Burial in Joines Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday after 5:00PM at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Roy Mayes Memorial Fund, c/o Tucker Funeral Home, P.O. Box 548, Central City, KY 42330. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.