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Robert J. Hayes
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Birth: May 27, 1926
Death: Dec. 18, 2008

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Robert J. Hayes, 82, of Muscatine, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2008, at Carrington Place.

The Rev. Gertie Nichols will officiate. Private burial will be at Krell Cemetery, rural Muscatine County.

Memorials may be made to the Salvation Army in Robert's name. Online condolences may be left at

Mr. Hayes was born May 27, 1926, in Muscatine, the son of James and Katherine M. Paul Hayes.

He worked as a small engine mechanic for Coyner's Marina, and later for Timm Marina where he was known as ‘Motorboat Bob'.

He enjoyed fixing and collecting small engines and radios. He had a large collection of Delco type lightplants, and one of the largest collections of antique radios in the country. He was also interested in flying and dirigibles.

Survivors include two cousins, Don Paul and wife, Lynne, of Muscatine, and Nancy Pagel of Muscatine.

He was preceded in death by his parents

Family links: 
  James C. Hayes (1882 - 1950)
  Katherine M. Paul Hayes (1892 - 1982)
Krell Cemetery
Muscatine County
Iowa, USA
Maintained by: Ken Nagel
Originally Created by: Christine Masterson
Record added: May 29, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70534176
Robert J. Hayes
Added by: Christine Masterson
Robert J. Hayes
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