Hayward L. Johnson was born on May 1, 1962 in Cambridge, MD to the late Laymond R. Chester, Sr. and Mrs. Barbara J. Bishop. He went home to be with the Lord on June 20, 2022 at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, MD. Hayward was the 5th of 6 children.
Hayward was educated in the Dorchester County Public School system.
In 1992, Hayward married Arlette Trimmings and relocated to Alexandria, VA. He always enjoyed fun times with his “wonder twin” Roslyn Matthews.
Hayward was a former member of “NYCD” and “Dr. Rock and Company DJs”. He was known as "I.C.Y."
Hayward’s passion was working on cars. You could always find him under the hood of someone’s car. He was employed at Haynes Automotive in Cambridge, MD and while living in Alexandria, VA, he was employed at Lindsey Cadillac, and Good Samaritan Mobile Unit.
Upon relocating to Alexandria, VA, he attended Harvest Assembly Baptist Church under the leadership of Johnnie Abram. Hayward renewed his Faith with the Lord. He was Baptist and was an active member. As his passion for cars, he would always make sure the single ladies’ cars would be ready for the winter and summer.
Hayward leaves to mourn, his mother, Barbara J. Bishop; a bonus mother, Shirley Greene; grandmother, Ellen Stanley; two daughters, Ikeia Revelle (Mike) of District Heights, MD and Tiarra Willis (William) of Cambridge, MD; four granddaughters, MaKenzie, Lyrik, Torie, and MiKayla; one grandson, Truth; six sisters, Sandra and Yvonne (James) both of Glen Burnie, MD, Rosalind of Laurel, MD, Sharlene (Kenny) of Hurlock, MD, Laverne of Cambridge, MD and Vicky (Missy) of Cambridge, MD; three brothers, Anthony (Yolanda) of Laurel, MD, Medgar (Donna) of Denton, MD and Laymond Jr. (Cynthia) of Norfolk, VA; one aunt, Brenda (Dwight) of Cambridge, MD; one uncle, Norris (Sonny) of Cambridge, MD and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his Father, Laymond R. Chester, Sr.; Grandparents, Alice Johnson, Edith Chester and Daisy Ferguson.