Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Billy Hayes (August 25, 2014)

age 76, of Webster, Ohio passed away at 8:25 P.M. on Monday, August 25, 2014 at Versailles Health Care Center. Billy was born January 28, 1938 in Harlan County, Kentucky to the late Frank & Grace (Bunch) Hayes.

Billy is survived by his wife, Ruby L. (Derr) Hayes whom he married August 1, 1970; sons & daughter-in-law, Stephen Hayes of Piqua, Michael & Kim Hayes of Versailles and Mark Thomas & fiancée, Tammy Hoban of Versailles; grandchildren, Josh Hayes, Kim Hayes, Zac Hayes, Nathan Hayes, Courtney Hayes, Taylor Hayes and Noah Hayes; great grandsons, Xlyar Duane Hayes and Kobyn Wesley Hayes; and sister & brother-in-law, Sue & Jerry Partin of Monroe, Michigan.

In addition to his parents, Billy was also preceded in death by a son, Billy D. Hayes; and a brother, Frank E. Hayes.

Billy served in the U.S. Army. He worked for 38 years as a machinist at Crane Pumps in Piqua, owned and operated Stillwater Bait & Tackle for 20 years and was a beekeeper for over 25 years. Billy was a member of Webster United Methodist Church for over 40 years.

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Friday, August 29, 2014 at Webster United Methodist Church 8849 Seibt Rd. (Webster) Bradford, Ohio with Pastor David Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in Miami Memorial Park in Covington with full Military Honors conducted by the Versailles Veteran’s Honor Guard. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles and Friday morning from 9:30 to 10:30 A.M. at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Webster United Methodist Church. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com