William Mayo Credle | Beaufort County Now

Captain Mayo Credle, Sr., age 87, a resident of 6437 Kelly Road, Bath, NC died Saturday July 6, 2019 at his home. william mayo credle, bath, place of residence, july 8, 2019
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William Mayo Credle

April 2, 1932 - July 6, 2019

    Captain Mayo Credle, Sr., age 87, a resident of 6437 Kelly Road, Bath, NC died Saturday July 6, 2019 at his home.

    A funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday July 9, 2019 at St. Clair's Church of Christ officiated by Craig Hagen. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Chris Credle, Daniel Credle, Stevie Credle, Brad Credle, Jeremiah Schaefer and Kurt Schaefer will serve as pallbearers.

    The family will receive friends 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at the church and other times at the home.

    Mr. Mayo was born in Beaufort County on April 2, 1932 son of the late Hosea Frank Credle and the late Zinkie Zulene Mason Credle. He attended Bath high School and served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. On December 19, 1953 he married the former Maggie Ross Cordon who survives. In his early years he was a commercial fisherman and later worked with the NCDOT Ferry Division and worked his way to Captain on the Pamlico River Ferry. Being a great outdoorsman, while he worked on the ferry he also continued fishing and crabbing. Mr. Mayo took great pride in his work to provide for his family. He was a member of Belhaven Masonic Lodge # 509 A.F. & A.M. Mr. Mayo was also a member of St. Clair's Church of Crist.

    Surviving along with his wife Maggie of the home are his children: Mayo Credle, Jr. (Donna), Sherrie Schaefer (Kurt), Roger Credle (Darlene) and Terry Credle (Debra) all of Bath; three sisters: Ruth Guthrie of Greenville, Lula Daw of Bath and Frances Rose of Washington; eight grandchildren: Steve Credle (Amy), Chris Credle (Marcie), Daniel Credle (Megan), Brad Credle, Jeremiah Schaefer (Amber), Danielle Credle, Candace Schaefer and Sara Credle and twelve great grandchildren: Austin, Brinley, Logan, Kinsley, Cordon, Ava Grace, Ansley, Gauge, Summer, Hayden, Jeremiah, Elli and Bodie. Mr. Mayo was predeceased by two brothers: George Credle and Frank Edward Credle and two sisters: Clara Guthrie and Helen Ormond.

    Flowers are welcome and appreciated and the family kindly asks for any memorial contributions be made to St. Clair's Church of Christ Building Fund, 9814 NC 99 Hwy. South, Bath, NC 27808.

    Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com.

    Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Credle family.


Services


Visitation

Tuesday, July 09
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

St. Clair's Church of Christ
9814 NC Hwy 99 S.
Bath, NC 27808


Funeral Service

Tuesday, July 09
2:00 PM

St. Clair's Church of Christ
9814 NC Hwy 99 S.
Bath, NC 27808


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