Joel Ogden Mayhall, 86, of Tempe, Arizona, passed away peacefully on Friday, September 18, 2020 at Banner Desert Hospital in Mesa, Arizona. Born in Orange County, California and son of the late June and Ogden Mayhall, he lived most of his life in Arizona. Mr. Mayhall was a veteran of the Korean War where he developed his love for flying in the Air Force.
Following the war, Mr. Mayhall received his BS in Engineering at the University of Utah, where he received a patent at Corning Glassworks. In addition to engineering, he was a master baker, electrician, plumber, woodworker, and an excellent auto mechanic. He believed that nothing was impossible and instilled that belief in his family as well. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed it even more with his family.
Mr. Mayhall is survived by his loving wife Nancy of 60 years. He was an extremely loving and proud father of his four children and their spouses. He was even prouder of his eight grandchildren, their spouses, and his three great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brothers Jay & Tony.
Mr. Joel O. Mayhall will be buried at the Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, California where he will receive a dignified military funeral for his service defending our country.