Willard Wayne Andrews

Willard Wayne "Willie" Andrews, 86 passed away on January 3rd, 2013 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was born on September 7th 1926 to William and Ada Ingleby Andrews in Salt Lake City, Utah. Willie attended West High School in Salt Lake City then served in the US Navy SeaBees during World War II. After returning from the Navy he went to work for Christiansen Diamond Products Company where he retired after 32 years. He married his loving wife of 50 years Afton Bullock Haywood on July 14th, 1962, later solemnized in the Jordan River Temple, April 19th, 1997. When Willie married Afton he also gained 4 children whom he loved as his own, in 1965 they were blessed with a daughter. Throughout his life he enjoyed wood working, gardening, and travel.
Willie is preceded in death by his parents and siblings. He is survived by his wife, Afton. Children; Darrell (Norma) Haywood, Gwenna (Roger) Marquis, Gary (Terry) Haywood, Lynn Haywood, Tami (Garth) Smedley. 18 Grandchildren and 25 Great Grandchildren.
Services will be held Wednesday January 9th, 2013 at the Granger 10th Ward, 3274 Hilldale Dr. West Valley City, Utah at 11:00 A.M. Viewings will be Tuesday January 8th,2013 from 6-8 P.M. at Redwood Memorial Park, 6500 S. Redwood Road, Salt Lake City, UT and one hour prior to funeral service. Interment at Redwood Memorial Park. Online condolences at www.memorialutah.com.


Published in Deseret News on Jan. 6, 2013