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Ronald Gene Hayes

December 20, 1941 November 23, 2019
Ronald Gene Hayes
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Obituary for Ronald Gene Hayes

Ronald Gene Hayes, 77, of Downs, Illinois, passed away at 11:34 A.M. Saturday, November 23, 2019, at his residence.

A graveside memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, November 30, 2019, at Hopewell Cemetery, Downs, Illinois, with Rev. Richard Gray officiating. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or a charity of the donor’s choice. Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, Le Roy, Illinois, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Ronald was born December 20, 1941, in Bloomington, Illinois, a son of William and Delpha Harper Hayes. He married Judy A. Schuler on December 7, 1963, in Fairbury, Illinois. She survives in Downs, Illinois.

He is also survived by his siblings, Bob (Delaine) Hayes of Hustonville, Kentucky, Bill (Tita) Hayes of Stanford, Kentucky, and Dick Hayes of Downs, Illinois; and his nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister and two brothers.

Ronald was a retired carpenter and served in the United States Navy. He was a member of the Downs American Legion Post 1150.

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11:00 AM 11/30/2019 11:00:00 AM
Hopewell Cemetery

East Dooley Avenue
Downs, IL 61736

Hopewell Cemetery
East Dooley Avenue Downs 61736 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


Hopewell Cemetery Final Resting Place

East Dooley Avenue
Downs, IL 61736

East Dooley Avenue Downs 61736 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

A Charity of the Donor's Choice


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