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Mel G. Haywood

April 27, 2018

Mel Haywood age 70 of Howard passed away on Friday April 27, 2018 at his home in the arms of his loving wife and surrounded by family.

Born on July 30, 1947 in Columbus, Ohio and was the son of the late Millard and Mary (Sulser) Haywood.

Mel is survived by his loving wife, Linetta (Weiland) Haywood, brothers Marvin (Pat), Steve (Mary), Dohn (Julie) and David (Debbie), Brother-in-law John Harmon, extended family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his sister Nancy Milbury.

Mel lived life fully and loved deeply. With a love for sun, water, his boat and his beloved dog Brody.

He was a dedicated employee of Jess Howard Electric for 51 years. A determined hard working man from humble beginnings revered and respected in his industry.

Mel was a member of the IESALC (Illuminating Engineering Society of NA Aviation Lighting Committee) serving with distinction on the General Aviation Lighting Sub Committee for over 25 years.

Friends may call on Tuesday May 1st from 5:00-8:00 PM at Lasater Funeral Home, 11337 Upper Gilchrist Road in Mount Vernon, where funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 11:00 AM.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Hospice of Central Ohio.

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