On May 3, 1952, in Senath, he married Maxine Pickney.
Mr. Hayes was a U.S. Army veteran, serving in the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife, Maxine Hayes, of Senath; one son, Jimmy Hayes and wife, Charla, of Senath; four daughters, Debra Ann Murphree and husband, Dennis, of Franklin, N.H., Sharon Cooper and husband, Larry, of Bentonville, Ark., Janet Dunivan and husband, Mark, of Senath, and Donna Haywood and husband, Rick, of Piggott, Ark.; one sister, Lavada Ridings, of Jackson, Mo.; two sisters-in-law, Lucille Hayes, of Scott City, Mo., and Mildred Hayes, of Jacksonville, Ark.; 19 grandchildren, Jake Hayes, Amanda Hayes Mann, Daniel Murphree, Aletheia Murphree Alexander, Charles Murphree, David Murph-ree, James Murphree, John Murphree, Janna Murphree Cook, Adam Cooper, Jessica Cooper Browning, Samantha Dunivan, Za-chary Dunivan, Stephanie Dunivan, Jonathan Duni-van, Kimberly Dunivan, Nathaniel Dunivan, Kalee Haywod, and Nick Haywood; six great-grandchildren, Elijah A. Tracey, Jeremiah C. Tracey, Braxton Brice Cook, Ethan Adam Cooper, Evan Keith Cooper, and Cooper Caden Browning; several nieces and nephews, and other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by five brothers and five sisters.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 25, at McDaniel Funeral Home in Senath.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Feb. 26, at the First Assembly of God Church in Senath with Revs. Charles Clark and Kevin Sullivan officiating.
Burial will follow in the Senath Cemetery.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.