Robert Darnell Hayter,
79, of Lincoln died Thursday (Nov. 20, 2003) at 8:52 a.m. at the
Christian Village Nursing Home.
Visitation was on Sunday at Holland and Barry Funeral Home in
A graveside service
with military rites
was on Monday morning at Keys Cemetery, Beason. Todd Phelps
Mr. Hayter worked
five years at Lincoln Developmental Center and was a self-employed
truck driver with W.G. Colburn, Ruan Trucking Co. in Peoria and
later for Central Illinois Express.
He was a U.S. Navy
veteran of World War II.
He was born Oct. 23,
1924, in Atlanta to Walter C. and Rhoda Shelton Hayter. He married
Eva Howen on Aug. 15, 1942, in St. Louis, Mo. She survives.
Other survivors are
three daughters, Joyce Gleason of Lincoln, Jacquelyn Zaffiri of
Bloomington and Peggy Tackett (and Michael) of Lincoln; seven
grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one brother, John Hayter
He was of the
He was a member of
the Teamsters and American Legion Post 263.
Memorials may be made to American Legion
Post 263 or the Christian Village Nursing Home.