Funeral services for Wayne Franklin Haygood, 80, of Wills Point, were held. Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, at Allan Fuller Funeral Home Chapel in Wills Point with Chaplain Denny Burris officiating. Interment was at Lake Fork Memorial Cemetery near Emory.
He passed away early Wednesday morning, Feb. 22, 2017, at his home, north of Wills Point.
He was born June 30, 1936, in Tatum, the son of Buddy Louie Haygood and Lillian Irene Adams Haygood. He was raised in Tatum and graduated from Tatum High School. He later graduated from North Texas State University in Denton. He was a veteran of the United States Army. On Dec. 6, 2010, he married Brenda Johnson in Dallas. He was employed by the Dallas Fire Department for fifty-one years, retiring in 2011, as Fire Chief. After retirement, they moved from Dallas to Wills Point. He enjoyed dancing in his spare time. He was of the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Buddy Louie Haygood and Lillian Irene Haygood.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda Haygood, of Wills Point; son, Tadd Haygood, of Dallas; two step-sons, Brent Wilkerson and wife, Danita, of The Colony and Derek Eades and wife, Silvia, of Clarkesville, Tenn.; two brothers; and six grandchildren, Cody Wilkerson, Zack Wilkerson, Kaysi Eades, Nathan Eades, Sutton Haygood and Grayson Haygood.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
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