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WILLIAM ELDON HAYES Age 85, passed away from complications of pneumonia and diabetes on Oct. 15, 2012 at Riverside, CA Care Center. He was born on Oct. 28, 1926 in Nash, OK and lived in Rubidoux, CA for the last 24, years, previously of Phoenix, AZ for 10 years and Tonkawa, OK for 10 years. He proudly served in the U.S. Navy as Seaman First Class, serving on the USS LCI M in the So. Pacific. He received a Victory Medal, American Campaign Medal and Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal. He attended welding school through G.I. Bill training. He had worked as a maintenance mechanic for Rohr Aircraft Corp., Riverside; Interspace Corp., Corona, Building Products Corp, Phoenix, AZ; and Mission Clay as supervisor/ maintenance mechanic. He received the Pride Purple Banner award at Rohr Riverside Maint. Dept. He was a member of Magnolia Ave. Baptist Church and Corner Stone Baptist Church. William is survived by 2 daughters; 1 son; 1 sister; 7 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Funeral Service will be held on Friday, Oct. 19, 2012 at 1:00pm with interment to follow, both at Pierce Brothers Crestlawn Memorial Park and Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Corner Stone Baptist Church, Rubidoux, CA 92509. Please visit www.piercebroscrestlawn.com to offer condolences.

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Published in Press-Enterprise on Oct. 18, 2012
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