Ben Gordon Mayfield

June 19, 1927 ~ April 27, 2020 (age 92)


Mr. Ben Gordon Mayfield, 92, of Troutman, passed away Monday, April 27, 2020 at his residence.

Mr. Mayfield was born June 19, 1927 in Charlotte and was the son of the late Ben Grogan Mayfield and Lois Brown Mayfield. He was a graduate of Troutman Schools and served in the US Navy. On January 21, 1949, he married the late Helen Harris Mayfield, who passed away on November 16, 2019. Gordon was a member of New Perth ARP Church, where he served as a Deacon and Elder. He was the Owner of Troutman Grocery Store, then in 1987, he retired from Troutman Industries, served on the Troutman Fire Department for 20 years and also was a Troutman Town Council Member for 8 years.

He is survived by three children, Melton Gordon Mayfield and wife, Joanie of Lancaster, SC, Brenda Mayfield Morrow and husband, Rick of Troutman, David Harris Mayfield and wife, Angie of Mooresville; seven grandchildren, Ray Mayfield, Krista Lanning, Chad Morrow, Chasney Morrow Diem, Charles Morrow, Spencer Mayfield, Ben Mayfield, nine great grandchildren and two sisters, Betty Brawley (Bobby) and Carole Garrison (GW).

A memorial service will be held at a later date with a private family burial at New Perth ARP Church Cemetery.

The family would like to give a special thanks to Gordon’s granddaughter, Chasney Morrow Diem, with Dudley Home Health for her care.

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