Manley Hayes Jr.

KINGS MOUNTAIN - Baxter Manley Hayes, Jr., 84, a resident of Kings Mountain, went to be with the Lord on Monday, March 10, 2014, at Kings Mountain Hospital. Born on Oct. 23, 1929, in Kings Mountain, son of the late Baxter M. and Elinor O'Nesta Hillhouse Hayes.
He was the brother of the late Betty Hayes Robinson of Gastonia. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church where he served as a Deacon and sang in the choir. He was also a scout master and past Master of Masonic Lodge 339 of Kings Mountain and a veteran of the U.S. Navy having served in the Korean War.
He attended Clemson College and worked for J.L. Beam and Associates, Architects in Gastonia. He loved shooting skeet, hunting, fishing and golf.
He is survived by his sister, Mary Greene of Kings Mountain; niece, Kim Sincox and husband Doug; nephews, Dale Greene and wife Connie and Tim Greene and wife Paula; and great-nieces and nephews, Christopher, Mary, Victoria and Meredith Greene.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. prior to the service at Harris Funeral Home.
Funeral service: 2 p.m. Friday at Ollie Harris Memorial Chapel
Officiated by: The Rev. John Bridges and Dr. John Sloan
Interment: Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain, with full military honors provided by the Marine Corp League.
Funeral home: Harris Funeral Home, Kings Mountain, is handling the arrangements.
Memorials: May be made to Barium Springs Home for Children, P.O. Box 1, Barium Springs, NC 28010 or to Presbyterian Children's Home, 80 Lake Eden Road, Black Mountain, NC 28711
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Funeral Home

Harris Funeral Home, Inc.
108 South Piedmont Ave.  Kings Mountain, NC 28086
(704) 739-2591

Published in Shelby Star on Mar. 13, 2014