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John Reuben Hayes Sr.

November 13, 1965 May 5, 2021
John Reuben Hayes Sr.
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Obituary for John Reuben Hayes Sr.

John Reuben Hayes Sr., age 55 of Mayville, passed away on May 5th, 2021. He was born in Detroit, MI on November 13th, 1965. John loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He was outgoing and had a great sense of humor. He enjoyed mud bogging on his four wheeler and spur of the moment long road trips with his family. John would always lend a hand to anyone in need and had a way about him that made everyone feel welcome. He will be deeply missed.

He is survived by his wife Donna Hayes of 33 years; his children John Reuben Hayes Jr. (fiancée Valerie Watson), Christina Odegarrd (Kyl), Chris Hayes (Cassie), Marie Dejesus (Zane), Samantha Hayes, Carrie Gark, and Richard Joseph; his grandchildren Brandon Hayes, Makayla Klauka, Jasmine Hayes, Malissa Odegarrd, Christopher Hayes, Shelby Hayes, Elizabeth Hayes, Ceanna Hayes, John R. Hayes III, Michael Jakska, and Brianna Powser; his brothers Robert Hayes and David Hart; sisters-in-law Ginny Hayes, Tina Taylor, and Deborah Kelly; brother-in-law Wayne Taylor; also many nieces and nephews.

John was preceded in death by his parents Edward Hayes and Mary Cogdell Hayes; two brothers Edward C. Hayes and Bill Hayes.

Arrangements for cremation have been entrusted to Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Capstick Chapel in Lapeer. A memorial service will be held at a later date.


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