Donald R. "Duck" Mays, 58, of Reedsville, Ohio, passed away Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at his residence, after an extended illness with cancer.
He was born June 5, 1954, in Parkersburg, W.Va., a son of the late Everett C. and Georgia Randolph Mays. He was previously married to Connie Smith, deceased.
He is survived by one daughter, Candy Marie Mays of Hockingport, Ohio; one brother, Charles E. Mays of Reedsville, Ohio; five sisters, Arizona M. Wigal of Pomeroy, Ohio, Beryle E. Barber and Alice F. Chevalier of Reedsville, Ohio, Florence M. Arnold of Torch, Ohio and Sharon M. Nihizer of Logan, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by 9 brothers and sisters.
Services will be held 11 a.m. Monday at White-Schwarzel Funeral Home, Coolville, Ohio, with Gary Reed officiating. Burial will be in the Eden Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home 1-3 p.m. Sunday.