Irving H. Hayward

Irving Hoyle Hayward, 71, of Medford, Ore., passed away Saturday, July 25, 2009 at his home. He was born Nov. 5, 1937 in Chillicothe, Texas to Franklin J. and Rachel (Taylor) Hayward. On Sept. 27, 1974 in Ft. Jones, Calif., he married Bonnie L. Jewell, who survives. They came to Oregon from Merced, Calif., in 1969. He was a union Boilermaker from 1972-1989. He enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting and billiards. His favorite past time grew to be golf at Laurel Hill. His favorite hole was the 19th!

Survivors, in addition to Bonnie, include three children, daughter, Cheryl Maloney, of White City, Ore.; sons, Andrew Hayward, of Phoenix, Ore. and Donald Hayward, of Happy Valley, Ore., 12 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren, who he loved and enjoyed being with very much; two brothers John Hayward, of Ala. and Donald Hayward, of Ga.; two sisters, Laddell McMullen, of Fla. and Mary Lee Hayward, of Okla. Irving was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Jack D. Jewell; brothers, Charles Hayward and Marion Hayward; and sister, Lorraine Clark.

Graveside services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 31, 2009 at Memory Gardens Memorial Park. A potluck reception will be held at the home of his son Andrew in Phoenix, Ore. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Oregon Cancer Society.