Walter's Story

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Walter Allen Haynes, 74, of Crossville, departed this life on Nov. 26, 2016, at Cumberland Medical Center. Walter was born Dec. 8, 1941, to Joseph and Thelma Haynes of Nashville. He was a graduate of Franklin High School, Class of 1960, and attended Middle Tennessee State College. Walter served three years in the United States Army's "Big Red One" Division. Following his military service, he worked for the United States Postal Service in Nashville as a clerk. In retirement, Walter enjoyed working at the Druid Hills Golf Course in Fairfield Glade, TN.
He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Janet Traughber Haynes, of Crossville; daughters, Angie Haynes of Hermitage and Amy (Tim) Hawkins of Bowling Green, KY; brothers, Mike Haynes, Ezell (Vicki) Haynes and Jeff (Karen) Haynes; six grandchildren, Jonathan, Ryan and Haley Hawkins, Joseph Norris and Jonathan and Kaleigh Haynes; step-daughters, Stacie Stringfellow and Shelley (Jared) Matthews; and step-grandchildren, Aden and Ethan Matthews.
Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home. Interment, Williamson Memorial Gardens. The family received friends on Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Williamson Memorial Funeral Home.
Williamson Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on November 29, 2016
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