David Edward Hayden of Puxico, Missouri, son of the late William and Effie Mae (Flood) Hayden born on February 2, 1939, in Puxico, Missouri, and passed from this life on January 24, 2023, in Poplar Bluff, Missouri at the age of 83 years.
David moved back to the Puxico area upon his twenty year retirement from the U.S. Army. He was a VFW Member who also enjoyed hunting, farming, spending time with family, especially spoiling his grandchildren.
David was married to Yong Cha Won in South, Korea, in 1965.
He is survived by his wife of the home; three daughters, Janice (Dan) Richard of Fenton, Missouri, Cheryl (Kevin) Elledge of Wappapello, Missouri, and Amy Hayden of Wilmington, Ohio; four grandchildren, Matthew (Christina) Richard of Denver, Colorado, Stacy (Ed) Wanner of Ballwin, Missouri, Ryan (Cassie) Elledge of Wappapello, Missouri, and Kyle Elledge of Wappapello, Missouri; two great-grandchildren, Lucas Elledge of Wappapello, Missouri and Edward Wanner of Ballwin, Missouri; two sisters, Doris Crawford and Sharon Shepherd of Puxico. A host of family and friends also survive.
David was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Carl Hayden.
Visitation will be from 11:00 A.M - 12:00 P.M on Saturday, February 4, 2023, with funeral service following at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Chapel in Puxico, Missouri with Pastor Ray Placher officiating.
Internment will follow at the Puxico Cemetery in Puxico, Missouri, with Watkins and Sons Funeral Home of Dexter in charge of arrangements.
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