Obit - El Dorado Times, El Dorado, Butler Co., KS - March 26, 2002
Lawrence E. "Larry" Mayfield, 50, of Benton, died Wednesday, March 20, 2002 at his residence. Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Kirby-Morris Funeral Home. Cremation has preceded the services.
He was born Jan. 31, 1952 in El Dorado, the son of Paul and Evlyn (Devae) Mayfield. He grew up and attended schools in Augusta and graduated from Butler County Community College. He had lived all his life in the Butler County area. He served his country in the United States Army with a tour of duty in Vietnam. On June 1, 1981, he was married to Jeana Hoover in El Dorado. He worked for Blackburn Construction Company as a pipefitter, then for Kaneb Pipeline as an electrical engineer. He was a member of the National Rifle Association and was very involved with the Vet Center in Wichita. He was well known for his woodworking, especially with cabinetry. He enjoyed target shooting and spending time with his boys.
Survivors include: two sons, Jonathan Edward Mayfield and Joshua Edward Mayfield, both of El Dorado; the boy's mother, Jeana Mayfield of El Dorado; one sister, Sharon Coots of Lynden, Wash.; and a Uncle Dick Mauk of Augusta.
Memorials may be made to the Vet Center in Wichita in care of Kirby-Morris Funeral Home, which has the arrangements.