William Edward Hazelton
Chief Master Sergeant, United States Air Force
E. Hazelton Chief Master Sergeant, United States Air Force (Retired), 69,
of Lexington Park, Maryland.
Chief Hazelton died on November 1, 2001 at his home. He was retired from the United States Air Force in 1982, after 28 years of service. His assignments included numerous stateside locations, as well as Newfoundland, Greenland, Vietnam, and Guam. He was a Vietnam War veteran, as well as the recipient of several awards including the Bronze Star, the Vietnam Service Medal, and Outstanding Airman of the Year. After retiring, Chief Hazelton was employed by the Air Force Sergeants Association, The Retired Enlisted Association, and Association Growth Enterprises. Before becoming ill in February 1991, he was an avid golfer and Washington Redskins fan.
Born in Buffalo, New York on November 2, 1932, he was the son of the late William Patrick Hazelton and the late Mary Agnes Senf.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, John William, and his brother, Norman J. Senf.
He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Evelyn Bailey Hazelton, his three daughters, Peggy Peters of Waldorf, Joan Alvey of Waldorf, Mary Fairbanks of Potomac Falls, Virginia; grandchildren Jennifer Peters, Jon Peters, Taryn Alvey, Lyssa Alvey, and Shanon Betancourt., as well as a sister and brother-in-law, Joyce and Stu MacKay of North Tonawanda, New York. His family also includes his son-in-law, Master Sergeant, United StatesAir Force (Retired) Gregory Peters of Waldorf.
Burial with full military honors will take place in Arlington National Cemetery at 2:30 p.m. on November 29, 2001.
Pallbearers will be the United States Air Force Honor Guard. Honorary pallbearers will be Gregory Peters, Jon Peters, Robert Scheafer, Sergeant Major, United States Air Force (Retired), David Gwinn, Lieutenant Colonel, United States Air Force (Retired).
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lexington
Park Volunteer Rescue Squad in Lexington Park, Maryland.
HAZELTON, JOHN WILLIAM
Posted: 19 July 2009