Peacefully at his home surrounded by the love of his family, on Saturday morning, March 2nd, 2013. William Nelson Hayward, of Owen Sound, at the age of 81 years. Dearly loved husband of Frances Hayward (nee Weis) for 61 years. Loving father of Lyn Kiddle (Ray) and Martin Hayward (Deborah Vining), both of Owen Sound, Terri Reid, of Tobermory and Beth McCracken (Rick Lokos), of Chatsworth. Proud grandfather of Ryan, Jamie, Katie, Jennifer, Jessie and five great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Jill Tucker (Gerry), of Durham, Nancy Chin (Ken), of California and brother-in-law of Shirley Hayward, of London, Marian and Sharon Hayward, both of Owen Sound, Faye Lemon, of Burlington and Ron Weis, of Calgary. Predeceased by his parents, Stanley and Mae Hayward; his sister, Ruth Gacs; his brothers, Ken, Ted and David Hayward; his brothers-in-law, Louis Gacs and Fraser Lemon.
Friends may call at the BRIAN E. WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 250 – 14th Street West, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K – 3X8 (519-376-7492) on Tuesday from 2:00 – 4:00 and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. A Funeral Service Bill Hayward will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Wednesday afternoon, March 6th, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. with Major David Kennedy officiating. Interment in Greenwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the charity of your choice as your expression of sympathy. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family on-line at www.woodfuneralhome.ca