Joseph Matthew HAYWOOD

HAYWOOD, Joseph Matthew 28, of Lutz, left his family on Earth to join his family and Lord in heaven on July 4, 2013. Joe graduated from USF with a degree in History and was currently working on his thesis to complete his Masters. He loved history, sports, and spending time with his family and friends, especially his niece and nephews. He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Richard & Marion Haywood; maternal grandparents, Joe & Rebecca Valdivia (Uncle Joey); maternal godparents, Joe Cagnina; Granny Bertie & Nana Marie. He is survived by his parents, Dennis & Donna Haywood; siblings, Desiree & Matt Daerr and Denny & Alison Haywood; niece, Bree; nephews, Matthew, Camden, and Colton; maternal godmother, Gloria Cagnina (Suzie, Emily, and families); aunts and uncles, Dennis & Dorothy Morgan and family; Ann Irish and family; Richard & Patty, Randy & Candy, Ronald & Evelyn, Donald & Liz Haywood, Debra Gibson, Marlene Jones, Rusty Lee, and all of their families; cousins, David, Lynn, Lori, Sam, Angel and all of their families. Joe was blessed to be loved by so many additional family and friends. He is gone, but will never be forgotten. His memories will remain in our hearts for eternity. Services will be held at Blount & Curry Carrollwood Chapel, 3207 W. Bearss Avenue in Tampa on Wednesday. The family will receive visitors from 4-5 pm with services starting at 5 pm. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Shriners Hospital for Children in Joe's honor. Online condolences may be left at

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Published in the Tampa Bay Times on July 8, 2013