In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his sisters, Lois Johnson, Bobbie Sue Dodson, Docia Kirby. Brothers, Jerry, Jackie Walter Thomas and Danny Houston Hayes. He was an electrician and was affiliated with the Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife Teressa Hayes of Cookeville, TN; daughter Alicia Hayes Chambers of Gallatin, TN, son Alan Hayes of Gainesboro, TN; daughter-in-law Stephanie Hayes Celina, TN; sister Frankie Burris of Celina, TN; brothers Carl Hayes of Livingston, TN and J.T. Hayes of Celina, TN; 7 Grandchildren: Madison Hayes, Ethan Hayes, Evan Hayes, Aliyan Chambers, Hailey Chambers, Jaden Oliver, Landon Oliver. Funeral Services will be held Monday, October 17, 2011 at 11:00 AM from the Chapel of the Hall Funeral Home in Celina, TN. Burial will be in the Short-Roach Cemetery with Bro. Greg Watson officiating.