Terry Rex Mayhew

March 15, 1941 ~ June 20, 2023

Rex Mayhew, 82, of Lytle, peacefully, passed away at his home, on June 20, 2023. He was born on March 15, 1941, to Guy and Juanita Mayhew in Edinburg, Texas.
Rex moved to Lytle at the age of 6, when his father established what is known as Mayhew Farms. Rex graduated from Lytle High School, and Southwest Texas State in San Marcos. He married the love of his life, Phyllis Ann, in 1962, and shortly thereafter had their daughter Terri in 1963. They loved to travel and explore new places. They especially enjoyed the snow country of Colorado, Montana, and Wyoming, spending weeks at a time driving to these beautiful destinations.
Rex was an avid outdoorsman, he loved to farm and hunt, enjoying numerous hunting trips across the United States and British Columbia. Rex served on the board at Lytle State Bank for 27 years and spent many years on the BMA Irrigation Board. He knew the history of the local water wells and offered his advice to the city on water issues. Rex loved the community of Lytle, often volunteering his time and resources by donating hay and trailers for the annual Christmas hayride. He also donated auction items to the LASSO organization each year by building swings and picnic tables.
Rex was preceded in death by his parents, Guy and Juanita Mayhew and wife, Phyllis Ann Mayhew.
Rex is survived by his loving daughter, Terri Pringle; brother-in-law, Larry Stanfield and wife, Jeri; loving, grandsons, Shawn Pringle and wife, Megan, and Nathan Pringle; and great grandchildren, Hudson and Holly Pringle.
A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, June 28, 2023 at 10:00 A.M at Lytle United Methodist Church, 19341 S. Somerset St., Lytle, Texas 78052.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Memorial Giving, 501 St. Jude’s Place, Memphis, TN 38105; https://www.stjude.org/donate/donate-to-st-jude.html
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Arrangements are under the direction of Primrose Funeral Services in Lytle, Texas.