Funeral Service Details
~ Viewing Friday, April 2, 2021 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Hilgenfeld Mortuary Chapel
~ Graveside Service Monday, April 12, 2021 12:30 p.m. Riverside National Cemetery
Clayton “Monte” Hazzard went home to be with the Lord on March 23, 2021 in Anaheim, California surrounded by his family. Monte was born October 24, 1939 in Pasadena, California to Charles Moody Hazzard and Hazel Australia (Collier) Hazzard. His family moved to Anaheim, California when he was three years old. He was a graduate of Anaheim High School and then went on to attended Fullerton Junior College. Monte Married Tracy on September 28, 1963 and shared fifty-eight wonderful years together. Monte was introduced by his cousin while working underneath his car, at first Tracy only knew him by his feet. After they wed he was then drafted into the United States Army. He served overseas in Germany as a Chaplains Assistant, where he and Tracy got to travel a bit and visit new places and make some beautiful memories together. After his service in the military, Monte came home to Anaheim where he then put in thirty-four years with Texaco as a truck driver. His truck was in the world’s Greatest Working Truck Show where he won various awards for Texaco and he also received his 2 Million Plus Safe Mile Award. Monte was a member of Zion Lutheran Church of Anaheim for fifty-eight years, where he served as a youth/young adult leader and also helped in other areas within the church. He was very involved with helping within Boy Scouts, where he and his good friend Les camped and fished with the scouts throughout the years. He loved to camp with his wife and sons, he also enjoyed fishing, which he did a lot of over the years with his sons and good friends. Monte in his younger years enjoyed racing cars at Lyons Drag Strip with his friend Frank and he also loved working on hotrods and rebuilding his wife’s 1957 Chevy. He taught his sons so many valuable things over the years and he passed along his love for hotrods and rebuilding classic cars to his sons. Monte was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend to many and he will be missed dearly. His legacy lives on through his wife; Tracy, three sons; Craig, Randy, Todd and grandchildren. He is proceeded in death by his parents; Charles and Hazel, brother Tom and grandson Justen. He leaves behind his wife Tracy, sons and daughter-in-law’s; Craig and Lynette Hazzard, Randy and Valarie Hazzard, Todd and Thereasa Hazzard and grandchildren; Richard, Anthony, Eddie, Brittany, Michael, Jasper and Jaslyn.