Jack Louis Mayfield

MAYFIELD, Jack Louis Sep 16, 1951 – Oct 31, 2014 Jack Mayfield, 63, beloved husband, father, son, brother, uncle, friend, photographer, and cycling buddy died on Friday. Jack was born in Louisville, Nebraska to Florence and Val Mayfield, and held degrees from Louisville High School, University of Nebraska (BA), Kansas State University (MA), and University of Tennessee School of Law (JD). Jack began his career teaching English and Media at Manhattan High School. The Mayfields then owned Tennessee Pictureman in Knoxville, TN, along with other photography businesses in Kentucky and New York. In the early ‘90s, Jack began a legal career, practicing law in both Tennessee and Nebraska. Most recently Jack worked as a contracts attorney for the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Jack was a devoted fan of amateur baseball, and he founded Baseball Nebraska, a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting high school baseball and its players in the Cornhusker state. Jack was a lifelong cyclist. His cycling group, the Dundee Chain Gang, brought him much joy. In all of his communities and with his family, Jack contributed his passion for photography with countless photo collections. Jack is survived by his wife, Debbie Mayfield of Omaha; daughter and son-in-law, Katie Mayfield and Jay Porter of Oakland, CA; son, Connor Mayfield and Emma Erickson of Austin, TX; mother, Florence Moren of Brookstone Village in Omaha; sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Don Tietjen of Louisville; sister, Donna Schultz of Omaha; brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Diane Mayfield of Louisville; sisters and brothers-in-law: Linda and John Stagg of Omaha; Clark and Chris Larsen of Columbus, OH, and Teresa Larsen of Kansas City, MO; many nieces and nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews, cousins, co-workers, cycling buddies, and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Val Mayfield. FUNERAL Wednesday, November 5th at 10:30AM at Christ Lutheran Church in Louisville, Nebraska. The family will receive friends Tuesday, November 4th from 6pm to 8pm at the West Center Chapel. In lieu of flowers, Jack’s family asks that memorial donations be made to the Louisville High School Foundation and the Nebraska Bicycling Alliance.

HEAFEY-HEAFEY-HOFFMANN DWORAK & CUTLER Mortuaries and Crematories 7805 West Center Road Omaha, Nebraska 68124 (402) 391-3900

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