Thomas Kirk Haycock, 69, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, died Sunday, May 12, 1991 at home after a courageous battle against cancer.
Kirk, as he like to be called, was born March 18, 1922 to Marion (Ted) and Hermina Allen Haycock of Panguitch. He attended school in Panguitch and worked for the CCC (Civilian Conservation Corp.) He married Senith Pugh of Kanab, October 1, 1941 in the St. George LDS Temple. They moved to Salt Lake City where he became the father of eight children. Kirk was a devoted and giving husband and father, who even though he spent long hours on the road as a professional truck driver, always found time to spend with his family. He liked to hunt, fish and drive and hike through the back country. He drove a truck for 41 years, mostly for IML Freight Lines, before retiring in 1984. Kirk was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Liberty Ward.
He is survived by his wife, Senith; son, Douglas Haycock; seven daughters, Mary Schaffer, Judy Lange, LaRee Kalmar, Margo Platt, Robyn Tiffany, Linda Pace, and Joy Archuleta; sisters, Gail Robinson and Marian Deradourian; brothers, Cal Haycock and Kenneth Haycock; 24 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 16, 1991 at 12 noon at the LDS Liberty Ward Chapel, 704 South 500 East, Salt Lake City. Friends may call Wednesday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the MacKay Deseret Mortuary, 36 East 700 South, or one hour prior to services at the ward. Burial will follow at the Redwood Memorial Estates Cemetery.
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