Robert Clayton Hayslette, 78, of Lexington died Dec. 24

Robert Clayton Hayslette, 78, of Lexington died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019, at Havenwood Manor.

Born May 5, 1941, in Collierstown, he was a son of the late Charles Coleman Hayslette and Claudia Cummings Hayslette.

He served in the U.S. Army 1st Air Calvary in Vietnam and received a Bronze Star and Purple Heart medals. Robert was a director of Central Accounting for Rockbridge County from 1977 to 2000. Robert graduated from Effinger High School and James Madison University. He loved his family, hunting, fishing, contra dancing, and baseball.

Surviving are his wife, Amy Randall Hayslette; children, Sandra Hayslette and Steven Hayslette; and five grandchildren, Celie, Josie Mae, Luke, Sam and Nate Hayslette.

A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3, at Collierstown United Methodist Church by Pastor William Bearden.  There will be no visitation at the funeral home.

Family suggests memorial donations may be made to Rockbridge Area Hospice, 315 Myers St., Lexington, VA 24450.

Arrangements are by Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory.


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