Robert E. Hayes, Jr. Dec. 2, 1929 - Apr. 30, 2014 NORTH LIBERTY - Robert E. Hayes, Jr., 84, of North Liberty passed away at 9:15 PM on Wednesday, April 30th at Hospice House in South Bend surrounded by his loving family. Robert was born on December 2, 1929 in Indianapolis to the late Robert E. Sr. and Virginia (Druley) Hayes. He was a resident of the Michiana area for 50 years, coming from Indianapolis. On May 26, 1962 in South Bend he married the former Jackie C. Reed, who survives. He is also survived by three daughters, Anne C. Hayes of Mishawaka, Patty J. Smith of Noblesville, IN and Lynn R. Krause of Fisher, IN; two sons, Steven E. (Sondra) Hayes of Hereford, AZ and Robert C. (Becky) Hayes of Hebron, KY, six grandchildren and one sister, Barbara (Bill) McHenry of Brownsburg, IN. Robert was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Betty Shearer. Mr. Hayes worked as a Stock Broker for Prudential Securities. He honorably serviced his country from 1951 to 1955 in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. Robert enjoyed making stained glass, going golfing and rooting for the Chicago Cubs. He also loved being with his family and spending time at the lake. There will be no visitation. Private memorial services will be held at a later date. Robert's wishes were to be cremated and his loving family has honored those wishes. The family requests that all memorial contributions be made to The Center for Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc., 111 Sunnybrook Court, South Bend, IN 46637. Condolences may be expressed online through our website: www.hanleyandsonsfuneralhomes.com. The HANLEY & Sons Funeral Home and Cremation Services "Walkerton Chapel" handled arrangements and extends its deepest sympathy and heartfelt prayers to the Hayes family.
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Published in South Bend Tribune from May 4 to May 6, 2014