Mr. Henry L. "Lynn" Hayes, 67, departed this life Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Southside Regional Medical Center, Petersburg, Va.
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He was the son of the late Christopher and Margie Bland Hayes. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Cynthia Hayes and Julia Flowers; one brother, Joe Hayes. He joined Mount Poole Baptist Church at an early age and was educated in the Dinwiddie County School System. Lynn was a retiree of Sam's Club, Colonial Heights, Va.
He leaves to cherish his precious memory his wife, Catherine R. Hayes; two sons, Daryl Richardson and Marc Richardson; one grandson, Tyreion Taylor; six sisters, Catherine Howard (John), Dorothy White (Ervin) of Church Road, Va., Mable Edmonds, Mary Wilkerson (Herbert), Marlene Jackson (Leonard), Barbara Lassiter, all of Petersburg, Va.; two brothers, Raymond Hayes (Shirley) of Ford, Va., and Preston Hayes (Gail) of Ettrick, Va.; one brother-in-law, the Rev. Alfred Flowers, Petersburg, Va.; one sister-in-law, Jacqueline Cooper (Phillip), Lanham, Md.; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, to include one devoted nephew, Louis Howard of Chesterfield, and devoted niece, Jessica Flowers of Petersburg, Va.
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A homegoing service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014, at the Mount Poole Baptist Church, Ford, Va., with the Rev. Stephen W. Pugh, pastor, officiating. Interment to follow in Hayes/Fields Family Cemetery, Dinwiddie, Va. Public viewing will be held from noon to 8 p.m. Friday April 25, 2014, at the Petersburg Chapel.
Funeral services are entrusted to the Petersburg Chapel of Joseph M. Johnson & Son Funeral Home, 530 S. Sycamore St., Petersburg, 804-863-4411.
Published in The Progress-Index from Apr. 24 to Apr. 25, 2014