Mayson Callaway Jr passed away March 9, 2023. He was 88 and a lifelong resident of Atlanta. He is survived by his wife of 67 years Cathy, his children Gus (Lisa) and Lou (Bill Cutts), his grandchildren Mayson IV (Erin), Chrissy, Libby, Sully, Katie and Coco Cutts and his great-granddaughter Daisy Ruth. He was predeceased by his son Gene.
Mayson attended The Marist School and Camden Military Academy. He graduated with a Bachelors degree from the Citadel. He joined the US Army with the intention of being a career army officer. He was a medic and paratrooper in the 101st Airborne. He left the Army to work with his father and became a partner in Ewing Brothers and later founded Southeastern Findings and Namano Inc.
Mayson was a member and former president of the SJTA and founding member and former president of the 24 kt Club SE. He was a pilot and even survived a “controlled landing” in the Everglades. He was also a Board Member Emeritus of the Camden Military Academy’s Board of Directors.
Mayson will be interred at Westview Cemetery after a private family ceremony and there will be a Celebration of Life reception at Holbrook, 1882 Clairmont Rd Decatur, GA 30033 on April 8th from 4-7 pm.
In lieu of flowers, please honor his memory by supporting Camden Military Academy https://camdenmilitary.com/alumni/annual_fund/ or St Jude Children’s Research Hospital stjude.org/donate, or donate to your favorite charity.