Brian "Buddy" Lamar Mayo, 76, of Dalton, Ga., died Friday, March 23, 2012 at Hamilton Medical Center.
Buddy was born in Chattanooga, Tn. to the late William Clarence Mayo and Lena Lois Mayo. Buddy was an outstanding scholar and 1954 graduate of City High School. He also attended Auburn University and the University of Tennessee.
He is preceded in death by brothers, William Mayo, Earl Mayo, Ivan Mayo, Jack Mayo and Wayne Mayo; and sister Peggy Racano.
Buddy is survived by his brother Ronald Mayo; his children, Kimberly Mayo, Brian Mayo Jr. and Gerald Mayo; his grandchildren, Dylan Mayo, Carly Cox, Jack Cox and Will Cox; and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service is scheduled Monday March 26, at 7 p.m. at Fellowship Bible Church located at 2044 Dug Gap Road in Dalton.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Emory University School of Medicine Body Donor Program, Department of Cell Biology, 1648 Pierce Drive Atlanta, GA 30322-3030 are requested.
Love Funeral Home , 1402 N. Thornton Ave. Dalton (across from Hamilton Medical Center) is in charge of arrangements.