Richard (Dick) L. Hayes
October 2, 2013
Richard (Dick) Lloyd Hayes of Fort Myers, Florida, passed away October 2,2013 with his children by his side. Born September 23,1922 in Brazil, Indiana, he was the youngest of 8 children. He was the only one to attend college. His education at Purdue University was interrupted by service as an army first lieutenant in WWII. He completed his degree in mechanical engineering and graduated with honors.
Utilizing his leadership and engineering skills, he was manager for several heavy manufacturing corporations. He was president of Starcraft Corporation, Boating Division. Dick loved dancing and travel. He enjoyed his daily bridge game with his buddies at The Springs.
Celebrating his life are his children Jeanne Hayes Evans of Cape Coral, FL, Dr.Richard L. Hayes, Jr., San Diego, CA, and Dr.Debera Hayes Eggleston of Haslett, MI, their spouses and 6 grandchildren.
He will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
Published in The News-Press from Nov. 1 to Nov. 3, 2013