James H. "Butch" Hayes Jr., 74, of Chester, passed away on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at Chippenham Medical Center. Born in Hopewell, he was the son of the late James H. Hayes Sr. and Doris Holman Hayes.
Butch is survived by: his wife of 52 years, Lillian "Tootsie" Hayes; a son, Tommie Hayes of Chester; a daughter, Tammie Hayes Eldred and husband, Carl of Tallahassee, Fla.; four grandchildren, Rachel Woods, Matthew & Allissa "Allie" Hayes, and Katelyn Eldred; one great-grandson, Barrett Cole Woods; and a niece, Barbara Seymour.
A celebration of life will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, May 24, 2013, in the Colonial Heights Chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory, 2033 Blvd. The family will receive friends following the service.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to
, P.O. Box 5216, Glen Allen, VA 23058 or the
, 9221 Forest Hill Ave., Richmond, VA 23235. Condolences may be registered at www.ealvinsmall.com