Tennard T. Hayden, Jr., 71, of York, SC, died Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Gaston Memorial Hospital in Gastonia, NC.
Born in Henderson County, he was a son of the late Tennard T. Hayden, Sr. and Inez Lynch Hayden. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Harry Hayden.
Mr. Hayden attended from Ninth Avenue High School and worked for Duke Power Company as a welder, retiring after almost 30 years with the company. He was a member of Blue Ridge Baptist Church.
A very caring and giving man, Mr. Hayden enjoyed meeting people and helping them in any way he could. He loved life.
He leaves to cherish his sister, Carolyn Hayden and his brother, Wade Hayden, both of Edneyville; his beloved, Linda Hutchison and her daughters, Latoya Hutchison and Crystal Middleton (Herman); and his best friend, Eddie Steele, who was very instrumental in Tennardís care.
A funeral service will be held at 3 PM Thursday, December 13, 2012 at Blue Ridge Baptist Church in Edneyville. The Reverend T. R. Pea will officiate. Burial will follow at St. Paulís Cemetery in Edneyville. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
Date: Thursday, December 13, 2012
Time: 2:00 am - 3:00 pm