Obituary for James Thomas Hayes

James Thomas Hayes, age 81 of Dublin, (Lillydell Community) Virginia passed away Sunday, August 1, 2021 at the Highland Ridge Rehab Center, Dublin. Born February 4, 1940 in Smyth County, Virginia he was the son of the late Charles Lee Hayes and Lula Mae Blevins Hayes; two sisters, Mildred Barker and Marie Watson.

He was a veteran of the United States Air Force.

He is survived by his 

Wife of 57 years – Minnie Carol Hoosier Hayes – Dublin

Son – James Ray (Cheryl) Hayes – NC

Brothers – Gerald (Lilly Mae) Hayes, Harry (Betty) Hayes- Dublin

Sister– Ima Jean Barker-Dublin


Ray Scott Hoosier-FL

Wilburn Cecil Hoosier-Amissville

Roy Eugene Hoosier- Roanoke

Graveside funeral services will be held 11:00 AM – Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at the Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin.

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Bower Funeral Homes, Pulaski is handling the arrangements for the family.