Phillip M. Haymond Obituary
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Phillip M. Haymond, age 73, passed away on November 7, 2007 in
Baltimore, MD, after a long and valiant fight with lymphoma. He was
born October 11, 1934 in Springville, Utah, the oldest of six children
born to Paul Marchbanks Haymond and Faye Averett Haymond Madsen.
Phil attended school in Springville, UT where he was academically and
athletically recognized. He gave the Valedictorian speech for his class
at both Springville Junior High and High School. He excelled in sports,
lettering in both football and tennis. Phil and tennis partner Douglas
Smoot were Utah State Doubles Champions in 1951.
He chose to use his Naval ROTC scholarship to attend Rensselaer
Polytechnic Institute, in Troy, New York, where he earned a B.S. in
Petroleum Geology. He served as a jet pilot in the U.S. Marine Corps
for 4 years, receiving his gold aviator wings and achieving the rank of
Captain in the USMC Reserves. He then went on to study nuclear
engineering at the University of Washington.
Phil married Carole Marie Cummings in 1960. His career as an engineer
took him and his family to many different places, including
Washington, Alabama, California, and Thailand. Later in life, he chose
a different career path and earned a M.S. in Library Science at San Jose
State University. He was then hired by the Department of Interior in
Washington, D.C., where he worked for many years in the Department
Library, eventually rising to become Director.
Phil Haymond is survived by his former wife Carole Haymond; his
children: Peter (Dusadee), Falls Church, VA; Alan (Karen), Greenwich,
NY; Andy (Colleen), Gridley, CA; Elizabeth Allen (Spencer), Spanish
Fork, UT; Ruel (Tresa), Santaquin, UT; Martha Dobler (Andreas),
Ontario, CA; Rebekah McKnight (Gary), Springfield, VA; and Esther
Gozo (Alban), West Valley City, UT; his grandchildren: Faye, Hazel,
Baxter, Brianna, lan, Brody, Michael, Maycee, Layna, Ammon, Samuel,
Daniel, Grace, Mariah, Joseph, Erika, Johanna, Katrina, Andrea, Trey,
Kyle, Elijah, and Zavier; his siblings: David (Joan), Provo, UT (currently
in Lima, Peru); Paula Myres (Keith), Pleasant Grove, UT; (currently in
Bowling Green, KY); Maryan Pennington (David), Billings, MT; Creed,
Salt Lake City, UT; Bradley (Becky), Corvallis, OR; Jason, Springville,
and his loving, longtime companion Patricia Alexiou, Baltimore, MD.
He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed.
Memorial services will be held at the Kolob 8th Ward Meetinghouse, 840
S. 400 E. in Springville on Saturday, November 17, 2007 at 1:OOpm.
Guests are invited to greet family members from 12:00·12:50pm.
Interment will be in the Springville Evergreen Cemetery.