Charles Haynes Sr. Government inspector


Services for Charles Guthrie Haynes Sr., a retired inspector general of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, will take place at 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Bernadette's Church in Silver Spring.

Mr. Haynes, who was 71 and lived in Ocean Pines, died Thursday at Peninsula General Hospital in Salisbury after a heart attack.

He retired in 1975 as inspector general of HUD and had worked as an investigator for the U.S. House Appropriations Committee.

He also worked as a certified public accountant and as an FBI agent for 16 years before becoming head of internal affairs at the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare.

He then served as director of overseas investigations for the State Department and director of inspections for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Born in Kansas City, Mo., he grew up in Washington and graduated from Southeastern University with a bachelor's degree in accounting in 1941 and a master's degree in 1946.

Mr. Haynes had been president of the family-owned Guthrie Properties in Washington since 1967. He was on the board of directors of the Ocean Pines Association and had served three terms as its president. He also was a member of the Worcester County Health Advisory Board and served on the building

committee for Atlantic General Hospital. He was a member of the Ocean Pines Kiwanis Club and the Ex-FBI Agent Association.

Haynes was the 1989 Ocean Pines Citizen of the Year and received NASA's distinguished service medal and HUD's exceptional service medal.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, the former Jessie Irene Smith; three daughters, Judith Hochberg of Woodstock, Conn., Catherine Warfield of White Plains, and Margaret Fazil of Purcellville, Va.; two sons, Charles Haynes Jr. of Berlin and Stephen Haynes of Adelphi; two brothers, Howard Haynes and Robert Haynes of Silver Spring; a sister, Ann Thompson of Hyattsville; and nine grandchildren.

The family suggested donations be made to the Little Sisters of Jesus and Mary, c/o Sister Mary Elizabeth, 411 North Poplar Hill Ave., Salisbury, Md. 21801, or to Atlantic General Hospital Building Fund, P.O. Box 8, Berlin, Md. 21811.

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