Harry C. Haycook
March 26, 1914 ‒ January 14, 2010
Center Village and Sunbury, Ohio
Harry C. Haycook, age 95 of Center Village died Thursday evening, January 14, 2010 at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born in Churubusco, Indiana to the late Ray and Edna (Clouse) Haycook. A graduate of Harlem High School in 1931 he went on to serve his country in the US Army during WW II. He was most proud of his service to his Country and his Center Village heritage. Harry was a longtime mechanic by trade, working for Edwards and Brakes Automotive formerly of Sunbury, he also worked in the maintenance dept. of the former Nestle’s Corp. until he was 69.
A member of Harlem Road United Methodist Church and the 50/50 Club, he enjoyed the camaraderie of the Harlem Breakfast group. He was a wonderful story teller, with a keen ability to recall every detail. Harry possessed a cute sense of humor and was ornery to the very end.
Throughout his life he owned 100’s of automobiles, repaired 1000’s, but his 1965 Ford Mustang was his favorite. He treasured time spent piddling in his garage tinkering on cars. He also enjoyed vacations to Canada and spending winters in Ft. Meade, Florida. He will be remembered for his tremendous work ethic.
He is survived by his loving wife of 66 years: Anna Mae (Hennick), daughters Linda Humble, Renda (Joe) Bennett of Sunbury, 6 grandchildren: Patrick, Jeff Bennett, Darren, Chris Fimple, Brian Humble, Amanda Moore, 10 Great-grandchildren: Justin, P.J., Jordan, Wyatt, Austen, Madison, Addison, Derek, Camryn, and Caden.
Preceded in death by sister Luretta Day, brothers Rolland and Clyde Haycook.
Friends may call one hour prior to the Monday 2:00 p.m. funeral services at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR’s 3 at 61, Sunbury, with Rev. Bud Leskovac officiating and where military honors will be provided by the Delaware County Veterans Association. Burial will follow in Fancher Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Assoc., 15120 Collection Center Dr., Chicago, IL 60693 or HomeReach Hospice, 561 W. Central Ave., Delaware, OH 43015.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com