Douglas Edwin Hayes

DOUGLAS EDWIN HAYES Douglas Edwin Hayes, 85, of Ocean Isle Beach, died Saturday, February 15, 2014 at his home. Mr. Hayes was born on June 15, 1928 in Jersey City, NJ, a son of the late Frank and Alice Weiner Hayes. He was a US Army veteran having served during the Korean War and served proudly as a member of the 82nd Airborne. Mr. Hayes retired in November 1992 as sales manager for Tyson Food Company. He was a member of the American Legion. Surviving are his wife, of 58 years, Katherine Jacobsen Hayes; three sons, Mark Hayes, of Ocean Isle Beach, Richard Hayes (Diane), of Quakertown, PA, and Thomas Hayes, of Ocean Isle Beach; three daughters, Karen Lavalli, of Stanley, Adriane Varda (Michael), of Jefferson, NJ, and Nancy Berube (James) of Mandeville, LA; brother, Frank Hayes (Lucille), of Seven Lakes; sister, Barbara Haher (John), of Middletown, NJ; sixteen grandchildren, and three great grandchildren. A memorial service will be conducted at 3 pm on Sunday, March 2nd at Seaside United Methodist Church. Family requests, in lieu of flowers, memorials be directed to a charity of one's choice. Private online condolences may be sent to the family at Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte, NC.

Funeral Home

Brunswick Funeral Service and Crematory
5229 Ocean Hwy W Shallotte, NC 28459
(910) 754-6363

Published in the Wilmington Star-News from Feb. 16 to Feb. 17, 2014