FRANCIS "TINK" HAYMAKER III - Parkersburg, formerly of Arnoldsburg

Francis L. "Tink" Haymaker III, 56, of Parkersburg went to be with his Lord Thursday, May 1, 2003, at Ruby Memorial Hospital of Morgantown.

"Tink" was born in Arnoldsburg, a son of the late F.L. Jr. and Imogene Johnson Haymaker. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, worked for O-Ames for 34 years and was a member of the Hope Free Will Baptist Church, where he taught the teen class.

He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Jo Ann Poling Haymaker; three sons, Doug of Parkersburg, Scott and his wife Micaela, of Jefferson and Terry of Parkersburg; two grandchildren; four brothers, Mike and his wife Margie of East Bank, Larry and his wife Utako of San Antonio, Texas, Jim and his wife Sharon, and Hays and his wife Martha of Grantsville; three sisters, Bev and her husband, Don, of Alliance, Ohio, Becky Czap and her husband Ron, of Wheeling, and Mary Kendall and her husband Rick, of Alliance, Ohio; several neices and nephews.

Services were 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 6 at the Hope Free Will Baptist Church with the Revs. Bud Corbin and Kenny Welch officiating. Burial was in the Haymaker Family Cemetary in Arnoldsburg. Visitation was 2-8 p.m. on Monday, May 5, at the Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Pike Street, Parkersburg.