First Posted: 11/16/2009
MOUNT AIRY Mr. William John Haynes, 78, of Mount Airy, passed away Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009, at Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson. William was born in Surry County on June 8, 1931, to the late William Edgar and Lydia Kate Blue Haynes. He was of the Quaker faith. William was a retired farmer and owner-operator of William Haynes Floor Covering. William was a simple man and enjoyed the simple things in life. A lover of nature and sitting under the maple tree in his back yard. Nothing pleased William more than spending time with his girls, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, William was truly a family man. He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Lillie Mae Bond Haynes of the home; daughters and sons-in-law, Bonnie and Roger Combs of Mount Airy, Ginger Stillman of Randolph, N.J., and Lilnette and Jim Phillips of Mount Airy; grandchildren, William Darrell Sisk and Jonathan Adrian (Jon) Sisk, both of Pinnacle, William Arthur (Bill) Stillman of Randolph, N.J., Jennifer Lee Stillman of Raleigh, John Alexander (Alex) Stillman of Randolph, N.J., and James Paul (Bo) Phillips, Emilie Maegan Phillips and Matthew William Phillips, all of Mount Airy; great-grandchildren, William Darrell (Will) Sisk and Kristen Lydia Sisk, both of Pinnacle; brothers and sisters-in-law, Archie and Norma Haynes and Don and Lien Haynes, all of Mount Airy; and sisters and brothers-in-law, Agnes Chilton of Mount Airy, Iris Hodge of Woodbridge, Va., Betty and Golly Easter of Blairsville, Ga., and Catherine and Buddy Creed of Lowgap. In addition to his parents, William was preceded in death by a brother, Arnold Haynes; and a sister, Ann Cave. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009, at Moody Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Todd Byrd and the Rev. Frank Danley. Burial will follow at Skyline Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009, from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the service at Moody Funeral Home in Mount Airy. Flowers will be accepted, or memorials may be made to the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home, 945 Zephyr Road, Dobson, NC 27017. Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.