Eugene F. Haynes

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202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 9/14/2016 14:00:00

202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 9/15/2016 11:00:00

Eugene F. “Gene” Haynes, age 85, of Willard, Ohio passed away on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on December 7, 1930 in Willard, Ohio and was a lifelong resident. He served with the U.S. Army Paratroops, 11th Airborne Division at Ft. Campbell, Kentucky and Alaska from Nov. 1950 to Nov. 1953 attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant. He graduated from Willard High School in 1948 and attended Bowling Green State University studying Business and Coaching for one year. He worked 15 years at Pioneer Rubber Co. and retired from CSX R.R. after 28 years. He was a life member of the Willard American Legion Post #514 and member of Grace United Methodist Church.
Gene is survived by his sons, Mike and Dawn (Arnold) Haynes of Willard, Ohio, Tom and Vicki (Metcalfe) Haynes of Willard, Ohio; daughters, Cindy King Haynes of Attica, Ohio, Sandy Williams of Willard, Ohio, Connie Cavello Haynes of Willard, Ohio and 20 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
Gene was preceded in death by his father and mother, Edgar F. and Geneva (Forbes) Haynes; sister Phyllis Ansel, wife, Donna (Kennard) Haynes; daughter Leslie Crouse and grandson Chance Cavello.
Visitation will be Wednesday, September 14, 2016 from 2:00 – 4:00 and 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Secor Funeral Home in Willard, Ohio where the funeral Service will be Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 11:00 AM with Pastor Luigi Perez officiating. Burial will be at a later date at the Greenwood Cemetery in Willard. Memorial contributions may be made to Grace United Methodist Church or Stein Hospice of Sandusky. Online condolences may be made to the family at


Tania Weaver-Gomes - Sep 28, 2016

Cindy, Sandy, Connie and family,
My deepest sympathies for the passing of your Father. May the good memories give you strength to get through this most difficult time!

Tuesday Collins - Sep 18, 2016

Adam,Ty, Jon
Your in my thoughts for your loss of your grandpa Gene.

Jeff Cox - Sep 15, 2016

Haynes Family,
My condolences and prayers go out to the family, I remember
Checking out the boat in backyard with him and the conversations we had such a nice guy God Bless

Dan Link - Sep 13, 2016

Gene you will be missed….You where a great man and was loved by many many people, family and friends….May God comfort all your family…you will be missed…

Dale and Peggy (Reel) Humphrey - Sep 13, 2016

To the Haynes Family, so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. Our family has been friends for years and losing a parent is very hard. Just wanted to let you know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Dale & Teri Arnold - Sep 13, 2016

For the entire Haynes family, please accept our deepest condolences on your tragic loss. While we can’t be there in person, we are with you in spirit. We hold you in our prayers in your time of deepest sorrow. God bless and keep you all.

Cindy Hutchison Campo - Sep 13, 2016

Cindy and Sandy and family. Sorry for your loss,may your memories of your dad be with you always and know that you will see each other again in heaven.

Carmen Castri - Sep 12, 2016

Cindy, Sandy & family – my heart breaks for you losing a parent is so difficult! Prayers, hugs and healing wishes for the entire family!

Scotty Kennard - Sep 12, 2016

Gene has been a wonderful neighbor and friend for many years. He will be greatly missed by me and by my four legged kids. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Karen Bedingfield - Sep 12, 2016

Cindy, Sandy and family So sorry for the loss of your father. Prayers and Hugs……..

Cheryl Hamons - Sep 12, 2016

Cindy, Sandy, Connie & families- So sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. It is never easy, no matter how old or sick they are. We never want to let them go. You have great memories of him, your Mom and Leslie. These memories will keep them alive in your heart forever. Praying for God’s peace and comfort for you and the family at this difficult time.

Nancy Tackett - Sep 11, 2016

Cindy, Sandi and all the family..So sorry to hear about the loss of Dado… I wish I could be there to say goodbye to him. So glad I got to visit with him one last time I was in town. The Hugs and love.. my heart hurts, but he’s with you mom and Les.