Francis Gerald Haynes, 80, of Owensboro, passed away Monday, September 7, 2020 under the care of Hospice of Western Kentucky. He was born in Knottsville to the late Wiliam Zelmer and Henrietta Mattingly Haynes.
Mr. Haynes retired from Medley/Glenmore Distillery after many years of service. He was a member of St. Pius X Catholic Church for nearly fifty years. Gerald enjoyed NASCAR, U.K. Basketball and spending time with family.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by siblings, Tony, Gene, J.C., Bobby, Ray and Darrell Haynes.
Gerald is survived by his wife of fifty-seven years, Betty Haynes; children, Lisa Zoglmann (Charles) of Lewisport, Donna McBride (Greg) of Owensboro and Todd Haynes (Alicia) of Knottsville; grandchildren, Justin King, Kelsey Roberts, Madeline McBride, Megan Maddox (Paul), Nick Zoglmann (Sara), Jake Zoglmann, Taylor Haynes, Michael Haynes, Kiersten Haynes and Amber Haynes; step-grandchildren, Justin McBride and Karah Zinski; eight great-grandchildren (plus two on the way); siblings, Dorothy McCoy, Dolina Roby, Rose Ann Payne, all of Owensboro, and Loretta Bailey of Philpot; and many nieces and nephews.
The funeral Mass will be at 10:00 AM, Thursday, September 10 at St. Pius X Catholic Church. Visitation will also be at church from 9:00 AM until time of Mass. Burial will be at St. Williams Cemetery.
The number of those attending the visitation or funeral service for Mr. Haynes shall be within current health and safety directives. Family and friends shall wear appropriate personal protective masks.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Pius X Catholic Church Building Fund, 3418 E 4th St, Owensboro, KY 42303.
Memories and condolences for the family of Francis Gerald Haynes may be offered online at www.glenncares.com.