Obituary for John Earl Hayes

John Earl Hayes, age 78 of Dublin passed away Monday, April 1, 2019 at the Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Born August 21, 1940 in Smyth County he was the son of the late John Arnold Hayes & Susie Emmaline Blevins Hayes. His brother, Benny Isaac Hayes also preceded him in death.

He was a veteran of the United States Air Force.

He is survived by his  


Geraldine O’Dell Hayes – Dublin


David Michael (Kara) Hayes – Radford

Christopher Todd (Mandy) Hayes – Dublin

Kimberly (Stephen) Hayes Seib – Roanoke

Patricia Hayes (Troy) Johnson – Ohio


Makenzie Covey, John Hayes, Jamison Hayes, Kristopher Brian Hayes, Benjamin Isaac Hayes, Joseph Todd Hayes, Owen Patrick Hayes, William Lee Hayes, Brooke Elizabeth Nester and Emilee Katherine Seib

Great Grandchild

Burkley Lynn Hayes

Brother                Jimmy Hayes – Unionville, VA

Sisters                  Margaret Powers – Dublin

Fleta Hagee – Dublin

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM – Saturday, April 6, 2019 at the Max Creek Baptist Church with Pastor Mike Coleman officiating. Interment will follow at the Highland Memory Gardens, Dublin.

The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 PM Friday evening at the church.

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