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Jacob "Jake" G. Mayes

April 9, 1992 — October 8, 2022

Jacob Glen Mayes, age 30, passed away on Saturday, October 8, 2022.  He was born in Indianapolis and raised in Avon, Indiana. Jake was a member of Plainfield Christian Church and graduated from Avon High School class of 2010. Jake's high school sport was golf. He and his team won state season of 2009-2010. He was a proud graduate from Purdue University with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He was a member of ZBT  Fraternity  at Purdue along with many other great men. He completed an internship with Rolls-Royce and was a 5 year employee following college. The past 4 years Jake has been an employee at Aerodyn Engineering and held a title as their Manufacturing Department Manager. Jake was an outdoorsman. He enjoyed deer and turkey hunting, crappy and bluegill fishing, boating, golf, cornhole, bonfires, riding his side-by- side and family trips to Kentucky and Georgia.  Jake had an overflowing love in his heart for his family and friends.  Jake was known as a family man.  He loved making memories with them more than anything. Jake married Arika Frye in July of 2020. Jake and Arika welcomed their first baby girl, Rylee Rae, in 2021 and will have another girl, Reagan Jacob, in January of 2023.   He is  unforgettable and was a remarkable man. Jake's humor could be  matched by no one and his smile could light up the world.  His loving and kind nature will be missed by so many.   Jake is survived by his wife, Arika and daughter, Rylee; his parents, David and Jethonia “Tonna” (Norris) Mayes; paternal grandmother, Mattie Mayes, maternal grandfather, Billy Norris;  a brother, Jeremy (Morgan) Mayes; and 4 nieces.   Memorial services will be held at 3:00 pm on Friday, October 14, 2022 in the Plainfield Christian Church, where friends may call on Friday from 11:00 am until service time at 3:00 pm.  Arrangements by Hampton-Gentry Funeral Home, Plainfield.

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