GREEN RIVER — Bennie Hayward Jr., 75, passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2018, in Green River, Wyoming. He was a resident of Wyoming for the past 36 years and was a former resident of St. Joseph, Missouri.
Mr. Hayward was born on August 31, 1943, in St. Joseph, Missouri, the son of Bennie Hayward Sr., and Verva Weiser.
He attended schools in Missouri.
Mr. Hayward served in the United States Marines during the Vietnam War.
He enjoyed long drives, working on cars and the outdoors.
Mr. Hayward was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles #2350.
Survivors include three sons; Nick Hayward of Green River, Wyoming, Shawn Hayward of St. Joseph, Missouri, Scott Hayward of Oklahoma two daughters; Tina DeHaven and husband Kevin of St. Joseph, Missouri and Andrea Hayward and husband Jeffery Thomas of St. Joseph, Missouri. One sister, Shirley Morris of Kansas, several grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, special friends, Kevin Hanson and Shannon Lewis both of Green River, Wyoming.
Mr. Hayward was preceded in death by his parents.
Following cremation a celebration of life will be held at 6:00 P.M. Thursday, February 8, 2018, at the Fraternal Order of Eagles #2350,88 North 2nd East, Green River, Wyoming.
Condolences may be left at www.vasefuneralhomes.com.