Charles Ray Hayes, 64, of Belleville, Ill., born April 26, 1951, in Florence, Ala., died
Tuesday, April 5, 2016, at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Belleville, Ill.
Charles was a retired TSGT from the United States Air Force, a Vietnam veteran, and life member of the Scott VFW Post 4183.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Homer and Margaret, nee Woodall, Hayes;
and three brothers, Archie, Junior, and Douglas Hayes.
Surviving are his wife, Debra, nee Haley, Hayes whom he married in Belleville, Ill., on
Dec. 3, 1982; a son, Kevin (Tiffany) Hayes of Fairview Heights, Ill.; a daughter, Tina
(Ben) Hayes-Smith of St. Charles, Mo.; two grandchildren, Nathan and Jillian Smith; a
brother, Jerry (Pat) Hayes of Lakeville, Ind.; three sisters, Betty Carroll of St. Louis, Mo.,
Joyce Campbell of Huntsville, Ala., and Lois Strait of Florence, Ala.
Memorials may be made to Belleville Area Humane Society, 1301 S. 11th St., Belleville, Ill. 62223. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: mollfuneralhome.com.
Visitation: There will be no visitation.
Funeral: A military graveside service will be held at 9 a.m. Friday, April 8, 2016, at
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
MOLL FUNERAL HOME,
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Apr. 6, 2016