Dale Arthur Haywood Sr.
Dale Arthur Haywood Sr., 74, of Colora, MD, passed away peacefully to be with his Lord on Saturday, July 23, 2016, at home surrounded by family.
Dale was born 19 January 1942 in Traverse City, MI, to the late George E. and Wanetta J. Haywood. He married his beloved wife of 50+ years, Sally Ann (Putnam) on Aug. 5, 1965 in Bel Air, MD.
Dale enlisted in the U.S. Army at age 17 in the year 1959. He completed three tours in Vietnam, one in Korea and two in Germany. He was honorably discharged as a decorated Chief Warrant Officer (CW2) and was bestowed many medals including a Bronze Star. After the Army, his service continued full-time in the U.S. Nat’l Guard and Civil Service, until his retirement in 2001. He also operated his own small engine repair shop. He enjoyed time in his shop, travel in his motorhome, fishing and most of all — time with family.
Dale is survived by his wife, Sally Ann, and is father to Dale Jr. and wife Heather, Mallie K. and wife Betty Jo, and Anthony R. and wife