Raleigh Wilkins Hayes

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Raleigh Wilkins Hayes, age 80, of Auburn, passed away Saturday, April 26, 2014, in the Creekwood Place Nursing and Rehab in Russellville.

He was born in Logan County on May 24, 1933, to the late Willie and Florence A. White Hayes.

He was a Baptist, worked as a pipe fitter with Johnson and Johnson and is a United States Army veteran.

He is preceded in death by a daughter, Connie Hayes and a granddaughter, Danielle Hayes.

He is survived by wife, Darlene Hayes; two sons, Allen Hayes of Minnesota and Donald Hayes of Owensboro; a step-son, Ronald Swanson of Illinois; a step-daughter, Sue Wroblewski of Illinois; a mother-in-law, June Burke; six grandchildren; six step-grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

Graveside services for Raleigh Hayes will be conducted Tuesday, April 29 in the Auburn Cemetery at 11:30 a.m. with military rites. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. Young Funeral Home Auburn Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.

Published in News Democrat Leader from Apr. 28 to Apr. 29, 2014
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