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35 Duke St.
P.O. Drawer 525
Granite Falls, NC 28630
Phone: (828) 396-3385
Fax: (828) 396-4055
John Hayes

John Wayne Hayes

Thursday, May 12th, 1938 - Wednesday, November 18th, 2020
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John Hayes, 82, of Granite Falls, passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, at Caldwell Hospice, Hudson. He was born May 12, 1938, son of the late Johnnie J. and Cordelia Cogdell Hayes.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother Bobby Hayes and a sister, Mary Jo Rudsill.
Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 62 years, Juanita Reid Hayes of the home; one daughter, Sandra Mays Harmon (Dale) of Hudson; one son, Kevin W. Hayes (Ginger) of Hickory; one step-granddaughter, Emily Harmon Johnson (Matthew) of Statesville; two brothers, Clarence “Bud” Hayes (Glenna) of Hudson and William “Fred” Hayes (Donna) of Hickory.
The funeral service will be at Oak Grove Baptist Church, Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 2:00 PM with Rev. Wayne White and Rev. Tim Gouge officiating. The body will lie-in-state from 12:45 to 1:45 PM at the church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
With the precautions during COVID-19 the funeral service inside the church will include immediate family only. If you wish to attend, you may listen remotely in the church parking lot and join the family at graveside.
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    Saturday, November 21st, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Saturday, November 21st, 2020 2:00pm
    Oak Grove Baptist Church
    4950 Oak Grove Church Rd.
    granite falls, NC 28630
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    Rev. Wayne White
    Rev. Tim Gouge
  • Interment

    Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
    Oak Grove Church Road
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Phillip Krimminger

Posted at 07:50am
May the Peace of God guard your minds and hearts in Christ Jesus!! Love Phillip K. Romans 15:13
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Lana Ray

Posted at 06:24pm
We will miss our Uncle John very much. Family get togethers will never be the same without his smiles and funny jokes.
With much love,
Lana, Lewis, Sheila, and children

Hugh and Debbie Willis

Posted at 06:06pm
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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MaryAnn Ruggiero

Posted at 05:52pm
We send our condolences to the beloved family oh John Hayes. He was a very kind man that treated everyone with the deepest respect. He will be missed, but he will also be Resting in Peace. Jim and I will keep Juanita (A long term friend,), Sandra, Kevin, Ginger and William Fred in our thoughts and prayers. You have lots of beautiful memories.

Jim and MaryAnn Ruggiero

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