John A. Mays, 83, of Altoona, died at Maybrook Hills Health And Rehabilitation, Altoona,
He was born in Altoona, the son of the late John A.Sr. and Dorothy Jane (Kensinger) Mays Survived by his wife: Peggy Jane (Eichenlaub) Mays They married on September 8, 1960, in Buckhorn, Pa.
One daughter: Patti Jo Mays; grandchildren: Chuck Lohsl, Vanessa Ott, Buddy Ott, Torie Millard; great-grandchildren: Jessica Vanoutryve, Lea Lohsl, Charlie Lohsl, Joel Lohsl, Tyler Weatherwalk, Alexia Millard, Piper Millard; Great-Great Grandchild: Kamiel Vanoutryva.
He was preceded in death by his daughters: Elizabeth J. Mays and Donna L. Ott; and brother Charles Kensinger Mays.
John was a 1956 graduate of Altoona Area High School. He was a retired truck driver for C. L. Feathers.
He loved spending time with his daughters, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchild. He was an avid reader and liked sitting on the porch. John enjoyed playing POGO on his computer.
John was a volunteer at the Salvation Army and Blair Senior Services.
Graveside service will be held at !0 am Friday October 15, 2021 at Alto-Reste Park Chapel by Pastor Tim McGarvey. Arrangement by Stanley J. Krish Funeral Home, Inc.