Everett "Earl" Hazlewood
Dec. 2, 1932-Feb. 25, 2013
Earl Hazlewood, 80, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 at his home in Prescott, Ariz. He was born Dec. 2, 1932 in Deming, the son of Orville and Marguerite (Measday) Hazlewood.
Earl was raised on a ranch in Pleasant Valley (Young), Ariz. from 1932 to 1941. Then moved with his parents to Hillside (Yava), Ariz. where they bought another ranch.
He attended elementary school in Hillside and Junior High School in Prescott, Ariz. He attended a private high school, Wasatch Academy in Mt. Pleasant, Utah and graduated in 1950.
Earl married Jean Mahan in 1954 in Phoenix, Ariz. and was drafted into the US Army in 1955 serving at Ft. Bliss, Texas. Earl ranched in Arizona until 1965, during this time having three children, John, Frances and Ben. In 1965, he moved to Aztec, working on the Navajo Irrigation Project on the first tunnel.
In 1966, he moved his family to Cortez, Colo. to farm and ranch until 1969.
In 1969 he moved his family to Farmington, to work for Arizona Public Service at the Four Corners Power Plant to which he retired in 1995 with 26 years of service. During this time, he and Jean were divorced in 1983. In 1985 he married, Ann Stoeckel; they lived in Farmington, until 1995, then moved and lived in Prescott, Ariz. and Port Au Penosco, Mexico.
Ann passed away in August of 2011.
Earl is survived by his children and step-children, John and Joyce Hazlewood of Riverton, Wyo., Frances Hazlewood, of Shiprock, Ben and Marilyn Hazlewood, of Farmington, Scott and Colleen Stoeckel, of Prescott, Ariz., Kellie and Bill Neyen, of La Grange, Ill. and Shawn and Sherry Stoeckel, of Prescott, Ariz.; grandchildren, Jake Harris, Blaine Allison, John Allison, Candace Hazlewood, Mallorie Hazlewood, Kyle Chivers, Katie Hazlewood, Ann Marie Stoffer, Mark Stoffer, Carl Stoeckel and Piper Stoeckel; great-grandchildren, Cora and Natalie Harris, Jalen Allison, Noah Moffett and Anna Allison.
Earl was in Prescott, Ariz. at the time of his passing.
He will be greatly missed by all that loved and admired him for his character and presents in life.