William Layton Mayhugh

September 9, 1932October 19, 2018

William Layton Mayhugh, age 86, passed away on Friday, October 19, 2018 at his home in Smyrna surrounded by his family. William was a native of Nashville, TN. He was the son of the late Andrew Bethel and Mary Tennessee McMurtry Mayhugh. William is survived by the love of his life and beloved wife of 69 years, Nell Ree Mayhugh; daughters, Carole S. Hamilton (Harold), Teresa K. Bankston (James), W. Joy Brady (Lee); sons, Bruce S. Mayhugh (Janice),Tom W. Mayhugh (Joan); brother, Kenneth R. Mayhugh; and sister, M. Katherine Tompkins. Services to celebrate Mr. Mayhugh’s life will be held at One’clock on the afternoon of Saturday, October 27, 2018 at Roselawn Funeral Home in Murfreesboro. Placement with military honors will follow the funeral service at Mapleview Cemetery 411 Maple St. Smyrna, TN 37167. William enjoyed a long and wonderful life. He was well known in the area as a General Contractor. William adored babies, enjoyed to travel, and loved baking for family and friend reunions. He was famous for his fudge. His delight has always been his 16 bloodline grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren and 3 great-great grandchildren and other relatives and friends. Mr. Mayhugh was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers, William Russell Worsham Mayhugh (Billy), Joseph E. Mayhugh (Sonny), James E. Mayhugh (Jimmy) and Gene Mayhugh. To leave thoughts or memories, please visit, Friends are cordially invited to visitation from Four O’clock until Eight O’clock on the afternoon of Friday, October 26, 2018 at Roselawn Funeral Home 5350 NW Broad Street Murfreesboro,TN 37129, (615) 893-2742.


  • Gathering of Family and Friends Friday, October 26, 2018
  • Service to Celebrate Saturday, October 27, 2018
  • Placement with Military Honors Saturday, October 27, 2018

William Layton Mayhugh

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