7/6/14 —– Clyde Henry Hayner Sr.


Clyde Henry Hayner Sr. of Fayetteville and Estill Springs, TN passed this life on Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 at his residence at the age of 75.


Mr. Hayner was born in Hamburg, MI to the late Harold Clyde Hayner, and Clara Wingate Hayner.


He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War where he received the rank of Sgt. First Class. After his retirement from the Army, Mr. Hayner worked for NASA as an electronic engineer. During his life, Mr. Hayner was a member of the VFW, American Legion, The SUVCW (Sons of the Union Veterans of the Civil War), and was a Mason.


In addition to his parents, Mr. Hayner is preceded in death by one daughter, Shirley Ann; and three sons, Mike Hayner, David Hayner, and David Tinsley.


He is survived by his loving wife, Dawn Hayner of Fayetteville; two daughters, Jeanne Howard and her husband Mike of Glen Burnie, MD, and Dawn Richardson and her husband Ryan of Lewisburg, TN; three sons, Clyde “Butch” Hayner of Michigan, Brian Hayner and his wife Pam of Fayetteville, and Donovan “Donnie” Tinsley and his wife Esther “Yellow Bird” of Davenport, Iowa; three sisters, Sharon Morris and her husband Jimmy, Kitty Richards and her husband David, and Karen Richards; one brother, David Harmon and his wife Inez; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.


Visitation for Mr. Hayner will be held on Monday, July 7th from 12:00-2:00 pm at Kilgore Funeral Home with a service to immediately follow at 2:00 pm with Masonic rites and full military honors.


For those who wish, donations may be made to: The Wounded Warrior Project, 223 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, Suite 301, Nashville, TN 37203; The Shriner’s Hospitals for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Dr. Tampa, FL 33607; or The Knights Templar Eye Foundation, 1033 Long Prairie Rd, Suite 5, Flower Mound, TX, 7502.


Kilgore Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.