John Vincent Maggio, 78, of Indianola died at home on Thursday, February 16, 2023. A private burial will be held on Monday at the Greenville cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 10:00 am until 11:00 am, followed by a memorial service at 11:00 am at the Indianola Presbyterian Church.
Mr. Maggio was the son of Doris Tatum Maggio, and the late Vincent Joseph Maggio of Greenville. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Madelyn Maggio von Almen (Bill). Survivors include his wife, Leet Clark Maggio of Indianola; a daughter, Elizabeth Maggio Beckham (Hugh) of Nesbit; a son, John Vincent Maggio, Jr. (Amy) of Cleveland; four granddaughters, Clare Beckham of Jackson, Madison Beckham and Emily Beckham of Starkville; Carrie Maggio of Cleveland, and a grandson, John Vincent Maggio, III, of Cleveland. He also leaves two sisters, Margaret Dykes of Jackson and Rosalea Brown (Jeff) of Ellisville, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mr. Maggio received an Accounting degree from Delta State University. In 1977, he purchased a CPA firm in Indianola, and continued until his retirement in 2019. He was a long time member of the Lions Club, having served as President and Treasurer. Two years ago, he was presented with the prestigious Melvin Jones Fellowship Award.
John was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church in Indianola, where he served as a Deacon and Treasurer. He also served as President of the Indianola Country Club. He was an avid tennis player for many years, and in his later years enjoyed golf as well.
The family is especially thankful for the exceptional care that he received from “Lean On Me” caregivers. Memorials may be made to Indianola Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 1106, Indianola, MS 38751, to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or to the charity of your choice.