10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at Camp
Wilson Foursquare Church in Harristown
11 a.m. Tuesday at the church
John David Metzger AKA Marshal
Haynes, 81, passed away at his home surrounded by
his loving family on March 10, 2020 at 7:35 p.m.
John was born on October 6, 1938 in Vandalia, the
son of Charles and Madelyn (Abbott) Metzger. He
married Paula Collins Hoots in 1985. She survives
Also surviving is his daughter: Cara (Greg) Bobbitt
of South Carolina, sons: Craig Metzger of Minnesota,
John (Sandie) Hoots of South Carolina, Tony Hoots of
California, and Mike Metzger and family of Illinois;
one sister: Abby (Lonnie) Lang of Salem, one
brother: Bob (Marylin) Metzger of St. Charles, MO;
eight grandchildren and five great grandchildren;
mother-in-law: Norma Collins; brother-in-law: David
Collins; many aunts, uncles, and cousins. He was
preceded in death by his parents and one daughter:
John graduated from Vandalia High
School. He retired from Firestone and Decatur Public
Building Commission. He was a member SASS and
enjoyed all those cowboy shoots and friends. He
loved working in his wood shop creating unique
pieces. He used to enjoy his Harley and traveling.
He spent every day loving his family and being
grateful for what God provided him.
Services for John will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March
17, 2020 at Camp Wilson Foursquare Church in
Harristown, IL with Pastor Brian Canaday
officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to
the service (10:00-11:00 a.m.) also at the church.
Burial at Carlyle Cemetery in Mount Pulaski.
Memorials may be made in Johnís name to Camp Wilson
Services are entrusted to Fricke-Calvert-Schrader
Funeral Home in Mount Pulaski.
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