Waterville-James L. Mayhew Jr. (Sonny), 80, went to be with his Lord on February 13, 2018, after long illness with his loving family by his side at Glenridge Care and Comfort in Augusta.\r\n\r\nHe was born on August 23, 1937, on Dunbar Hill in Embden, son of James L. Mayhew Sr. and Verna Dunbar. He was educated in North Anson, Madison and Solon. Jim graduated in 1957 from Solon High School. He furthered his education in the electronic field with Chet Warren. \r\n\r\nJim was an expert that was well known in the region, working for Silver St. Service installing antennas and servicing TVs. He could install a 30 ft. antenna on a three-story house alone. Jim also owned and operated Mayhew’s TV Sales and Service. He then decided to join the team at Fortin’s Home Furnishing. \r\n\r\nHe took great pride in his property assets with genuine care especially his vehicles.\r\n\r\nJim was predeceased by his parents; siblings Beatrice Towle, Arthur Mayhew, Norman Mayhew; his special friend Norman Hallee; and his dog companion “Bell.”\r\n\r\nHe survived by his wife and high school sweetheart of 58 1/2 years, Carla Rollins Mayhew; their two sons James L. Mayhew III and wife Karen and Sydney Mayhew and wife Pamela; four grandchildren, James L. Mayhew IV, Amanda Hynes and husband Matthew, Cody Mayhew and Taijae Mayhew; brothers, Harold Mayhew and wife Pauline, Alden Mayhew and wife Julie; sister Charlene Lyons; brother in law Alton Rollins; along with many nieces and nephews.\r\n\r\nFuneral services will be held at 3 p.m. at the New Beginnings Church of God, 392 Main Street, Waterville on Sunday, February 18th. Burial will follow in the spring at a later date. \r\n\r\nThe family would like to give a special thanks to the staff of the oncology department at Redington Fairview Hospital and the staff of Care & Comfort of Glenridge facility in Augusta.\r\n\r\nIn lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of James to: Horses with Hope Equine Rescue, 38 Grassow Loop, Hope, Maine, 04947 or The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, PO Box 12268, Newport News, VA 23612.