December 9, 1964 ~ August 30, 2021

Born in: Owensboro, KY
Resided in: Owensboro, KY

Dwayne Hazelwood, 56, of Owensboro, Kentucky went to be with his Lord and Savior Monday, August 30, 2021 at U of L hospital. He was born in Owensboro on December 9, 1964 to Louis Hazelwood and the late Mary Ann Hazelwood. Dwayne was a production manager and foreman for 28 years, taking great pride in his work for Southern Tank and Manufacturing. When he wasn’t working, he enjoyed being out in nature and riding his side by side. Most of all, Dwayne loved his family and enjoyed spending time with his friends.

Along with his father, Dwayne is survived by his wife, Sherry Smith Hazelwood; his daughter, Jessica (Shay) Owens; his step-sons, Josh and Jordan Profitt; his granddaughter; Maddie Lee Owens; 7 additional grandchildren; and his brother, Dale Hazelwood.

Services will be 6:00 pm Friday, September 3, 2021 at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory. Visitation will be from 5:00 pm until time of service at the funeral home.

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Hazelwood. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Dwayne Hazelwood and sign his virtual guestbook by going to www.haleymcginnis.com


Visitation: September 3, 2021 5:00 pm - September 3, 2021 6:00 pm

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301


Service: September 3, 2021 6:00 pm

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301


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  1. Sherry, I am so sorry for your loss. Dwayne seemed like such a happy fella. I pray your memories will bring you comfort~Angie Campbell

  2. The Kennedy Tank/Southern Tank/STAFCO team and family continue to pray for Dwayne and his family. Dwayne was an unbelievable teammate to our businesses for 28 years. He was loved, respected and valued. We will miss his proactive nature and positive attitude every day. Dwayne made work “fun”. All of his great qualities will live on in all of us as we continue his legacy forward. We love and will miss him dearly. Gone too soon, but made an impact worth 100 years.

    -Bill Kennedy

  3. We are so sorry for your loss. Dwayne was such an amazing guy, and we are so thankful we got to know him.
    You are all in our thoughts.

  4. Sherry,
    We are so very sorry for your loss. We are thinking about you and praying for you and the whole family.
    Tamela and Bobby Brown

  5. God I can’t believe your gone! You will be missed dearly; you hung the moon is Gracie Lee’s eyes! You will always be loved and missed and forever remembered!

  6. Sherry an all the family,
    I have missed you driving the bus, an I just heard about your precious husband Dwayne, you all are in my prayers my friend, I ask God to comfort your hearts with his awesome love now an in the days ahead, May your faith in JESUS Christ carry you daily! Love you Sherry💗💗

    Judy Alvey from the Roosevelt House

  7. Sherry I am so sorry to hear about your husband’s passing. If there is anything I can do please let me know. You and your family are in my prayers!

  8. Sherry and all of Dwayne’s family,
    I’m so sorry for your loss and praying for you all in the coming days ahead.
    Dwayne was my step brother his father Louis is my step Dad but I have known Dwayne for many years but welcomed him as my little brother in 2013. He was always a fun loving man and I will miss calling and texting him about being my little brother, he got such a kick out of that even though he was bigger in size than me, I am older by one year! Love you my little brother and will miss you! Sheila Barnett

  9. To the family of Dwayne, I’m so sorry for your loss. I knew Dwayne in high school and worked with him for a few years. May God grant you strength and comfort.

  10. Sherry and family- I was deeply saddened to hear this news. I wasn’t a dear friend, I merely got to know Dwayne by making weekly deliveries of their uniforms to Southern Tank. He and I got along well, and I will truly miss him. I’m praying for you and your family.

  11. Dwayne became my stepson Nov. 23, 2013. I loved him very much and his dad and I will miss him terribly. It seems impossible that he is gone.

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