About John Haynes
John was born in Surry County, North Carolina on August 2, 1948.
He graduated from Mount Airy High School and got his degree in business from Appalachian State University, and became a certified public accountant.
He was a founding partner of Haynes, Strand and Company with offices in Mount Airy and Greensboro.
He married Barbara Erickson Haynes in 1995.
John served as president of the Mount Airy Chamber of Commerce, and treasurer of the Mount Airy Museum of Regional History.
He served as treasurer of the Surry Medical Ministries, and on the board of directors of the Southeastern Kidney Council.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Mount Airy where he attended the Emmanuel Sunday School Class. He also loved attending Central United Methodist Church in Mount Airy with his wife, Barbara.
The most important thing in his life was his family. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather who was deeply loved and will be deeply missed. John was an inspiration to so many including his associates at Haynes Strand and all the many clients he has served through the years.
He joined the Rotary Club of Mount Airy in December 1978 and served as president in 1993-94. He was district governor in 1999-2000.
John died at the University of Alabama-Birmingham Hospital on May 5, 2012. He is buried in Skyline Memory Gardens in Mount Airy, North Carolina.
-PRID Ken Morgan (2017)