Melvin Swapp "Tod" Haycock, age 90, died September 16, 1990 in Logan, Utah of causes incident to age.
Born April 24, 1900 in Kanab, Utah to Samuel Thomas and Mary Elizabeth Swapp Haycock. He married Louise Hamblin, June 16, 1925 in the St. George LDS Temple. She died May 5, 1982. Tod was student body president of Kanab High School and was very active in the LDS Church and civic affairs in Kanab. He was ward and stake Young Men's President, served 12 years as a counselor in two ward bishoprics. He served as Kanab City Clerk, Kanab City Councilman, Kane County School Board Member, President of the Kanab Lions Club and the Kane County Wildlife Federation. Served as Precinct Chairman for the Republican Party and chairman of the Kane County Welfare Board. Owned and operated the first service station in Kanab in 1953 he built "Tod's" at the Long Valley Junction, a business he operated until 1969. He was an avid sportsman.He is survived by three sons and four daughters, Thomas H. and Jane Haycock, Kanab; Dr. Richard C. and Margaret Haycock, Logan; U.S. Navy Commander M. Scott and Suzanne Haycock, Omaha, Nebraska; Mrs. Edgar (Raema) Drake, Bountiful; Mrs. Warren (Blanche) Foote; Mrs. Ronnow (Mary Lou) Bunting; Rosalie Hatch, all of Kanab; 34 grandchildren; 55 great-grandchildren; one brother, Berdell Haycock, Fresno, Calif.; four sisters, Elva Judd, Provo; Rita Kirby, Kanab; Clara Strange, Chico, Calif.; Alta Porter, Cedar City.
Funeral services will be held Friday, September 21st at 1:00 p.m. in the Kanab LDS Stake Center. Friends may call Thursday 7-8 p.m. at the Mosdell Mortuary and Friday at the Stake Center 11:45 a.m. -12:45 p.m. Burial in the Kanab City Cemetery.
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