M. Haynes Dorn

Haynes Dorn of Flat Rock died unexpectedly at MD Anderson Cancer Hospital, Houston, Texas on Wednesday, June 08, 2022. A native of Henderson County, Haynes was born March 25, 1953, in Asheville to Marion Haynes Dorn and Minnie Lee Penland Dorn. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Haynes is survived by his wife of 45 years Argyll Blackwell Dorn; children Traynham Dorn, husband Anthony Locklear and son Caden of Clayton; Tasha Dorn Wright and husband Keenan W. Wright and their children; Kobe, Laila, and Luna of Dumfries VA; Tai Dorn Wren and husband Ragan A. Wren and daughter Oona; brother Dennis J. Dorn and wife Cynthia; sister Audrey Dorn James and husband Charles James; brother Jeffrey H. Dorn and wife Christy, all of Hendersonville; 4 nephews; 5 nieces.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, June 25 at First Baptist Church, Hendersonville, with the Reverend Steve Scoggins officiating.  The family will receive friends at 10:00 am immediately preceding the service.

Haynes was a 1971 graduate of East Henderson High School and Western Carolina University.  He was a 40 year Financial Advisor for New York Life Insurance Company and Registered Representative through NYLIFE Securities Inc. and Eagle Strategies LLC where he was a member of the Chairman’s Council.  He also owned and operated Dorn Associates in Flat Rock and was a member of various civic and financial organizations.

Haynes loved to read, and he and Argyll for many years had a Monday “date night” at Barnes and Noble.  He also enjoyed feeding the deer, turkeys, squirrels, birds, and other wildlife in his yard.  Haynes was a fine Christian man, full of integrity, honest, compassionate, courteous, classic, the quintessential Southern gentlemen, always ready to help others at all times.  He had a beautiful smile, a gentle demeanor, and loved his family immensely.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to St Jude’s Childrens Hospital or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Condolence cards may be sent to the Dorn family at PO Box 1824, Flat Rock NC 28731.

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