John Wesley Mayo Jr. was born September 24, 1964, to John Wesley and Edna Mae Thomas Mayo Sr. in Temple, Texas. He attended St. James United Methodist Church in Temple, Texas.
John received his formal education in Temple Public Schools, graduated from Temple High School in 1983, where he was a member of the Temple Wildcat Football Team.
John met and married Melissa Diane Martin on June 23, 1989. He worked for Baylor Scott & White Hospital in Maintenance for nine years.
John coached football with the AAYSG Temple Football League for over twenty years. He also loved to fish, working on cars, and spending time with his family.
John Wesley Mayo Jr. departed this life on Monday, November 8, 2021, in Temple, Texas. He was preceded in death by his mother, Edna Mae Mayo and a brother, Richard Johnson Sr.
Survivors are his wife, Melissa Martin-Mayo of Temple, Texas; four sons, John Mayo III (Tiffany), Robert Mayo (Mikle), Rashaad Mayo, and Jason Mayo all of Temple, Texas; five daughters, La’Keisha Freeman (Shineand), Shanora Mc’Millon (Andrew), Ashley Mayo-Obieke (Robert), Courney Castilleja (Kamden), and Sabrina Gamble (L’Kenneth) all of Temple, Texas; three brothers, Harold E. Curtis and Leon Curtis both of Temple, Texas, and Ronald Johnson of South Carolina; one sister, Sherry Hartsfield of Temple, Texas; twelve grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.