June 1, 1938 - April 6, 2011
Mr. Haywood was born June 1st, 1938, in Long Beach, California. He died in Bend, Oregon, after a long battle and complications of cancer.
He married Barbara Ellen Dieffenbacher on August 31, 1963, in Yucaipa, CA. After living for over 40 years in the Ojai Valley, CA, he worked for Pepsi Bottling Company in Ventura, CA, for 19 years prior to moving to Bend.
Mr. Haywood was a member of the La Pine Senior Center where he enjoyed the company of the members and liked to play Bingo. John also loved fishing and boating. He served in the U.S. Army and USMC.
John is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Barbara; two sons, Doug Kent Haywood of Ventura, CA and Jeff Wayne Haywood of Redding, CA; a brother, Jim Haywood of Dixon, IL; three sisters, Annie Myers of Ojai, CA, Betty Bishop of Shasta Lake City, CA and Sharon Lahr of Phoenix, AZ; and three loving grandchildren, Natasha, Ashley and Jon.
John will be missed.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions in John's memory may be made to Partners In Care Hospice, 2075 NE Wyatt Ct., Bend, OR 97701.
Baird Memorial Chapel in La Pine is honored to serve the Haywood family.