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SSGT James Richard “Dick aka J.R.” Hayes, Jr

SSGT James Richard “Dick aka J.R.” Hayes, Jr

Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
Death 31 Jan 2017 (aged 70)
Austell, Cobb County, Georgia, USA
Burial Cremated, Other, Specifically: Ashes given to Son, Rick Hayes, and Sarah Locklin Taylor
Memorial ID 175908375 · View Source
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In Everlasting and Loving Memory of

~♥♥~ My Blue-Eyed Handsome Man ~♥♥~

♥~♥ James Richard "Dick" Hayes, Jr. ♥~♥

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James Richard "Dick" Hayes, Jr., age 70, of Lithia Springs, GA passed away on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. He was born on January 16, 1947 in Atlanta, GA son of the late James Richard Hayes, Sr. and the late Bonnie Ruth Branson Hayes. Dick was a Veteran of the United States Air Force having achieved the rank of Staff Seargent and serving during the Vietnam War. He retired as a railroad switchman from Norfolk Southern Railway.

Dick is survived by his son, James Richard "Rick" Hayes, III and his wife, Lariyah; significant other; Sarah Locklin Taylor; granddaughter, Lilith Ama Hayes; brother-in-law, Winston Jones; niece, Bonnie Kern and her partner, Joe Shirey, Sr.; great nephews, Chris Kidd and Stephen Peel.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Ann Elizabeth Hayes Jones and nephew, Robert Ted "Bobby" Stone.

Per his wishes, he was cremated. A Private Celebration of the Life of James R. Hayes, Jr. will be held at the residence of his son and daughter-in-law, Rick and Lariyah Hayes, on Saturday, February 4th, beginning at 12:00 PM. Private message Rick and/or Lariyah Hayes or Sarah Locklin Taylor for address via Facebook Messenger.

Any flowers or memorial gifts may be sent to the home of his son, James Richard "Rick" Hayes, III. For further information, please send private message via Facebook Messenger.

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Obituary Courtesy of Hightower Family Funeral Home, Douglasville, GA.

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