ROBERT "ANDY" HAYNES(1926 - 2014)

Robert "Andy" Haynes, 87, Olathe, Kan., passed away June 30, 2014, at Good Samaritan Center in Olathe. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, July 5, at Bruce Funeral Home, 712 S. Webster, Spring Hill, Kan., (913) 592-2244. Burial will follow at Spring Hill Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, before the service at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be given to the Good Samaritan Activity Center or the Spring Hill Methodist Church, Spring Hill. Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com Andy was born Aug. 16, 1926, on a farm near Mendon, Mo., to Ann Eliza Pippitt and Chauncey A. Haynes. The family moved to Gardner, Kan., in 1942. Andy helped his Dad on the Thomas Bigger dairy farm. He was a 1944 Gardner High School graduate and completed Insurance courses to gain his license. Andy married the love of his life, Hazel M. Sumner on April 21, 1945, in Paola, Kan. They lived in Spring Hill before moving to Cedar Lake in 2001. He worked for American National Life Insurance from 1951-62 and he owned Duguid- Haynes Insurance Agency in Olathe from 1962-83. Andy also owned Haynes Income Tax Service. He was a member of the United Methodist Church in Spring Hill, the Odd Fellows Lodge and the Lucky 13 Volunteer Fire Dept. Andy served on the Spring Hill City Council, the Spring Hill School Board, was a past President for the Olathe Optimist Club, on the advisory board for Cedar Lake Village and on the Johnson County Fair Board. He was a volunteer for the Spring Hill Senior Citizens. Andy enjoyed woodworking, dancing and playing cards in his spare time. He loved spending time with his family. He had a multitude of friends and he especially enjoyed playing "Santa." Andy will be dearly missed. He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings, Woodrow Haynes and Gertrude Brubaker, one grandchild and four great grandchildren. Andy is survived by his wife, Hazel of 69 years; son, Andy Haynes and his wife Barb and daughter, Andra Quick and her husband Martin; six grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; one great-great granddaughter; and many nieces, nephews and friends. Bruce Funeral Home, Funerals - Cremations - Monuments - Pre-planning, 913-856-7111, 913-592-2244, brucefuneralhome.com


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Bruce Funeral Home
106 South Center Gardner, KS 66630
913-856-7111

Published in Kansas City Star on July 2, 2014