John D. Mayhew, a longtime employee of United States Fidelity & Guaranty Co. and later the general manager of the Green Mount Cemetery in Baltimore, died Thursday at Manor Care Nursing Center in Ruxton. He was 87.
Services for Mr. Mayhew were being held today at Trinity Episcopal Church in Towson.
Born in Roanoke, Va., Mr. Mayhew was a graduate of Washington & Lee University. He spent his entire career at USF&G, retiring as a field manager in 1968 after 40 years. He then worked as the general manager of Green Mount Cemetery, retiring in 1983.
At Trinity Episcopal Church, Mr. Mayhew served as an usher in the men's club and on the Vestry.
His special loves included gardening and baseball. He was an avid Oriole fan and managed a Little League team during his son's childhood.
Mr. Mayhew is survived by his son, William Mayhew of New York City.