John Bunyon Hayes, of Austin, Texas died peacefully on May 27, 2013. Born in Omaha, Texas on August 5, 1923 to Obed and John Hayes he is survived by daughters Karen Hayes Gamble, Patty Hayes Huffines and John Maxwell "Buck" Hayes, 3 grandsons, one granddaughter and 2 great grandchildren.
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He served in the Army during WWII in the Pacific. He graduated from East Texas Baptist College in 1950 with a BA. He worked for Southwest Ice Company, the Ice Division for UtoteM "Sparkle Ice" and Atlantic Ice Corporation. He served as President of Southwestern Ice Association and on the Board of Directors for National ice Association. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Memorials can be made to Honor Flight, Inc. 300 East Auburn Avenue, Springfield, Ohio 45505-4703 or Hospice Austin, 4107 Spicewood Springs Road, Ste. 100, Austin, Texas 78759. Obituary and guestbook available online at
Arrangements by Weed-Corley-Fish Funeral Home, 3125 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78705 - (512) 452-8811
Published in Houston Chronicle on June 20, 2013
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