Thomas Andrew “Red” Mays, Sr., age 81, of Keysville, VA, passed away in the early morning hours of his birthday on Sunday, June 2, 2019. He was born on June 2, 1938, to the late Elmer Dillard Mays and Lelia Webber Mays. He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife of forty-six years, Elizabeth L. Mays; two sons, Thomas Andrew Mays, Jr., (Patricia); and Henry Dillard Mays; two granddaughters, Laurel Catherine Mays and Callie Elizabeth Mays.  He is also, survived by two nephews, H. Larry Mays, Jr., and James Patrick Mays; and two nieces, Pat Davis and Berta Johnson.  He found joy in his family and enjoyed spending time with them.  He will be missed.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, June 6, 2019, at Ash Camp Memorial Cemetery, Keysville, VA. The Reverend Ted R. Smith, Jr., will be officiating. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Charlotte County Volunteer Rescue Squad. The Browning-Duffer Funeral Home in Keysville, VA, is in charge of arrangements.

Condolence Messages

  1. Jayson Dix

    04 June 2019 3 years ago

    So sorry to hear Mr Mays passed He was a great person always had a smile on his face He loved his family an his friend He will be missed Prayers to the family

  2. David Watts

    08 June 2019 3 years ago

    As I remember Red , he always had a smile and laugh , Red will be missed , death is but a passing to a better life , when we know Jesus Christ as our savior

  3. Terri Covington

    13 June 2019 3 years ago

    It was my pleasure to assist in Mr. Mays care in recent months. He was always smiling, laughing and joking. It was a pleasure to listen to his stories on a daily basis. He will be greatly missed by all who had the opportunity to know him. The family remains in my thoughts and prayers

  4. Phyllis Forrest

    15 July 2019 3 years ago

    So sorry to hear of Mr Mays passing. He will be truly missed. My mom and aunt Mary were very close to both of them. My prayers for the family

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