A. Nelson Mayse, age 65 of Smithfield, passed away Thursday, November 4, 2021. Nelson was a United States Air Force Veteran. He was an avid outdoorsman, loved nature, gardening and spoiling his grandchildren. He was a gifted banjo player and enjoyed Bluegrass music.  Nelson was preceded in death by his father, Lester Lee Mayse. 


Survived By:  


Wife:           Joyce (Hogan) Mayse of Smithfield


Daughters:   Tonya Ann Jaggers of Smithfield

                   Bridgett Heightchew (Bobby) of Smithfield

                   Melissa Dawn Velasco (Tony) of Louisville

                   Lindsey Nicole Hecht (Dennis) of Carmel, IN


Sons:           Mark Daniel Mays (Terri) of Smithfield

                   Sonny Eugene Mays (Sonja) of New Castle


Mother:       Wilma Fay Mayse of Crestwood


Brother:       Lester L. Mays (Connie) of Smithfield


24 Grandchildren            12 Great-Grandchildren


Funeral Service:  4 PM on Sunday, November 7, 2021 at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home.


Visitation: 1PM until service time on Sunday at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home.


Graveside Service:  1 PM on Monday, November 8, 2021 at Hogan Family Cemetery (61 Bowman Cemetery Road) in Beattyville, KY.


Memorial Contributions may be given to the WHAS Crusade for Children.


Click here to watch Nelson's video tribute.


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