Delbert Haywood, 86, of Bloomfield, passed away 9:45 p.m. on June 3, 2004 at Terre Haute Regional Hospital.
Born June 4, 1917 in Greene County, he was the son of Charley and Etta (Floyd) Haywood. He was married to Louise (Fines) Haywood.
A Purple Heart recipient, he served in World War II with the 58th Armored Artillery Division of U.S. Army. He was an electrician for NWSC Crane and was a member of Bloomfield United Methodist Church, Past President of Bloomfield Lions Club, Past Worshipful Master of Bloomfield Masonic Lodge 84, Past Worthy Patron of Bloomfield Order of Eastern Star, Past Associate Guardian of Jobs Daughters, Past Vice-president of Farm Bureau Board.
Survivors include: his wife Louise Haywood of Bloomfield; one daughter Linda Haywood of Terre Haute; one son Maurice and his wife Andrea Haywood of Dallas, Texas; one daughter-in-law Virginia Haywood of Parkersburg, W. Va.; one grandson Kevin Haywood of Parkersburg, W. Va.; three granddaughters, Liana Haywood of Portland, Ore., Sara Haywood of Washington D.C. and Abby Haywood of Dallas, Texas; one sister Rephel Jeffers of Bloomington.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one son Derald Haywood and seven brothers and sisters.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. today at Jenkins & Sons Funeral Home Bloomfield with the Rev. Jerry Wibert and the Rev. Billy Ed Hostettler officiating. Burial will be at Walnut Grove Cemetery Bloomfield.
Friends called from 4-8 p.m. Sunday and one hour prior to service today at the funeral home. There was a lodge service by Bloomfield Masonic Lodge 84 at 7 p.m. on Sunday.