Franklin L. Haywood Sr., 88, born in Portsmouth, Va. and resident of Williamsburg, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 4, 2013.
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Mr. Haywood was preceded in death by his father and mother, John William and Cora Sawyer Haywood; his wife, Iva of 55 years and a son, Franklin L. Haywood, Jr.
He is survived by his daughters, Linda Hodges of Newport News and Brenda Schneider of Williamsburg, and a son, John W. Haywood and his wife, Diana, of Williamsburg. Eight grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren will sadly miss their Grandpa.
Retired 25 years from Civil Service, Mr. Haywood went to work for Ace Hardware of Williamsburg for 20 years.
The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9 at Bucktrout Funeral Home, 4124 Ironbound Rd., Williamsburg. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10 at Bucktrout Funeral Home with a graveside service to follow at Williamsburg Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to Williamsburg Hospice House, 4445 Powhatan Pky, Williamsburg, 23188 or www.williamsburghospice.org or York County Fire Rescue Station 5, P.O. Box 532, Yorktown, 23690-0532. Online condolences may be offered at www.bucktroutfuneralhome.net and www.vagazette.com
Published in Virginia Gazette from Apr. 5 to May 4, 2013