Otis L. "John" Hayden, age 80, of Mooresville, passed away peacefully in his home on July 2, 2021 and joined his Heavenly Father. Otis retired from GM. He worked as Foreman at Allison's Transmission. He loved to travel and was a member of the Brooklyn Christian Church. He is survived by his children, Karen Carter and husband Donald, Cloverdale, Jeff Hayden and wife Nancy L, Mt Meridian, Nancy Batchelor and husband Tony, Poland, and Julie Wilson and husband David, Coatesville; 11 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren; siblings Red Hayden and wife Debbie, Coatesville, Dicky Hayden and wife Sarah, New Winchester, George Hayden, Mt. Meridian; and Mark Hayden and wife Dawn, Roachdale; sister Kathy Burkett, Cloverdale; mother of his children Audrey Brown, Greencastle; many nieces and nephews. His parents Otis Roscoe Hayden and Rosa Poland Hayden; brothers Larry and Donald Hayden, daughter Darla Jo Hayden, and granddaughter April Carter preceded him. Visitation will be held on Friday from 3 to 6 pm in the Bousley Funeral Home. Services are at 6 pm with Pastor Doug Burn officiating. Cremation will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Brooklyn Christian Church, PO Box 177, Brooklyn, IN 46111.