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John Arnold Haywood

December 14, 1943 ~ March 17, 2017 (age 73)
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Mr. John Arnold Haywood, age 73, of Waynesboro, Virginia, formerly of Monroe, NC, passed away Saturday, March 17, 2017, at Augusta Health in Virginia.

Funeral Services to celebrate his life will be conducted at 11:00 AM Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at Davis Funeral Chapel, 1003 East Franklin Street, Monroe, NC, 28112. 

Mr. Haywood was born on December 14, 1943, in Union County, North Carolina, a son of the late John R. Haywood and the late Hattie R. Helms Haywood.  He was a retired doffer at Springs Mills.

Survivors include his wife Diane Craig Haywood of Waynesboro, VA; his three sons Dale Haywood (Sherry) of Staunton, VA, Brent Haywood (Jeanette) of Monroe, NC, and Caleb Haywood (Eneyda) of Waynesboro, VA; his three sisters Judy Roach of Lancaster, SC, Peggy Steele (Gary of Marshville, NC, and Doris Privette (Charles) of Indian Trail, NC; his two brothers James “Buster” Haywood (Carole) of Monroe, NC and David “Buddy” Haywood (Minnie) of Monroe, NC; and his six grandchildren Whitney Haywood, Cameron Haywood, Justin Lowder, Sabastian Haywood, Caleb Haywood and Celina Haywood.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM Tuesday evening, March 21, 2017, at Davis Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials may be made to Augusta Health, 78 Medical Center Dr., Fisherville, VA, 22939.

Davis Funeral Home of Monroe is honored to serve the family of Mr. Haywood.  An on-line guestbook is available at


 Service Information

March 21, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Davis Funeral Home
1003 East Franklin Street
Monroe, NC 28112

Funeral Service
March 22, 2017

11:00 AM
Davis Funeral Home Chapel
1003 E. Franklin St.
Monroe, North Carolina 28112

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