March 2, 1969 – February 13, 2021
Scott Michael Mayfield, 51, of Walker, LA passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021 at BR General after a difficult journey with Leiomyosarcoma (cancer). He was a beloved husband, father, brother, son-in-law, brother-in-law, uncle, teacher, coach, and friend. He grew up in Baton Rouge and Negreet, LA. Scott was a 1987 graduate of Negreet High School, attended Northwestern, and graduated from Southeastern. He worked several years at Baton Rouge Youth as a recreational therapist with group home adolescents. Scott then decided to pursue his passion of education and coaching. His first 2 years of teaching were at Glen Oaks Park Elem. with the remainder of his life teaching and coaching for nearly 20 years at DSJH. Coach Mayfield has touched an endless amount of lives, instilled many incredible values into young minds in addition to parents, friends, and colleagues. He was a problem-solver, tremendous motivator, an avid sportsman, a coed softball player, and a gardener. He will forever be missed by all who knew him especially his wife of 22 years, Kristen Mayfield, and his children, Madeline & Mitchell. Our family has been wrapped with love by so many throughout this journey. We also have deep appreciation for the wonderful oncology nurses and caregivers at BR General and the doctors and staff at Duke Medical in NC. Please, join us to celebrate and remember Coach Mayfield on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Denham Springs Junior High, 401 Hatchell Lane. A memorial service will follow for family and colleagues.
Matthew 11:28 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”
February 22, 2021 at 4:50 am
Sending prayers to the family and friends. Mr. Mayfield much such an impact on my viewpoints of school and life, and was most definitely the best teacher I’ve ever had. Rest easy Mr. Mayfield.