Born: June 27, 1940
Killed in Action: May 8, 1967 while serving in Phu Yen Province, South Vietnam.
Rank: Staff Sergeant
Co. C, 54th Infantry Regiment, 97th MP Battalion, 18th MP Brigade
At the time of his death, S/Sgt. Mayes was survived by his wife, Mrs. Marie M. Mayes, three children, Robert Lee, Walter Larry and Patricia Honey Mayes, his parents, Mr. & Mrs. C.W. Pearson, a sister, Marie F. Mayes and a brother, Frederick Mayes.
Interment: City Point National Cemetery, Hopewell, Virginia