WO1 John W Hazlewood was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 12/23/2003 at the age of 60.2
South Hill, VA
Flight Classes 67-1 and 66-23
Date of Birth 10/15/1943
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with C/1/9 CAV 1 CAV in 67-68
Call sign in Vietnam CAVALIER 38
This information was provided by Julie Kink

More detail on this person: Mr. John Wiley Hazlewood, October 15, 1943 - December 21, 2003

John Wiley Hazlewood, 60, of South Hill died December 21, 2003 at his residence. He was the owner/operator of Hazlewood Manufacturing and a U.S. Army Vietnam Helicopter Pilot flying in the 1st Cavalry Division, 9th Cavalry Brigade, 1st Squadron, he was a commissioned Warrant Officer CW2, earning the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Bronze Star, Air Medal with 19 Oak Leaf Clusters, the Vietnam Service Ribbon and numerous other medals.

He was Past Commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post Number 7166 South -Lacrosse , a member of the Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association, American Legion Post 79, South Hill and the South Hill Moose Lodge. He was a regular at the Brian's Restaurant Breakfast Club and a Master Philosopher of Life. He also taught Power Mechanics at Park View High School from 1971- 1977 and was a graduate of the 1962 class of Kenbridge High School and the 1964 class of Danville Technical Institute.. Wiley is survived by his wife Mary Alice Hazlewood, two daughters; Mary Kay Myers and her husband Brad of South Hill and Laura Leigh Hazlewood also of South Hill, a son John Wiley Hazlewood, Jr. and his wife Tammy of South Hill, a brother Cammie Willard Hazlewood of South Hill and two grandchildren Cameron T. and Courtney Hazlewood .

Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 P.M. in Crowder-Hite-Crews Funeral Home with interment in LaCrosse Cemetery with full military honors. The family will receive friends Monday from 7:00 to 8:30 P.M at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Southside Rescue Squad, P. O. Box 546, south Hill, Va. 23970.

Burial information: LaCrosse Cemetery

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