Claud Haymond, 81, of Buckhannon, died Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, at his home.
He was born March 13, 1931, at Ingo, a son of the late William Ford and Lottie Isenhart Haymond.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Gary Haymond; three brothers, Calvin, Ervin and Ralph Haymond; and one half sister Melba Kyle.
He is survived by his companion, Sue Lambert of Buckhannon; four sons, Larry Wayne Haymond and wife, Elizabeth, of Wakman, Ohio, Clay Haymond of Kipton, Ohio; Cecil Haymond and wife, Lesa, and Kenny Haymond and wife, Kathy, all of Rock Cave; seven grandchildren and several great-grandchildren; two sisters, Reba Riffle of French Creek and Reva Thornton of Crawford; five brothers, Elmer Brooks Haymond and wife, Norma, of Buckhannon, Roger Haymond and wife, Irene, of Kanawha Head, Jerry Haymond and wife, Joyce, Russel Haymond and wife, Carol, and Allen Burl Haymond, all of Crawford; one half sister, Berdine Potts of Rock Cave; ex-wife, Jessie Haymond of Rock Cave; and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Haymond was an auto assembly worker for Ford Motor Co. and a member of United Auto Workers.
Friends will be received today from 6 to 9 p.m. at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with Pastor David Jesse officiating. Burial will follow in Panther Fork Cemetery at Kanawha Head.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.