Lee LaCount Hayden Sr., 81, of Lincoln, passed away April 14, 2016 at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.
Visitation will be from 10 AM until 11 AM Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home in Lincoln. Funeral services will follow at 11 AM also at the funeral home with Bishop Fiore Belmonte of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Springfield, IL. Burial will follow in Zion Cemetery, Lincoln.
Lee was born March 19, 1935 in Mounds, IL., the son of E. Phil and Marjorie (Austin) Hayden.
He was a very active member of his church and was dedicated to the Mormon faith. He formerly was employed at Westclox in Peru, IL. and Hobbs in Springfield, IL. He was also a former cub scout leader. Lee enjoyed his vegetable garden and liked to kid around.
Surviving are his children: LaVeda Zenor, Sheila Hayden, and Lee LaCount Jr., his brother Keith Hayden, 6 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Beverly Mattson, and his grandson Shawn Hayden.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the family and will be accepted at the funeral home.