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Buddy Hayes

June 9, 1937 ~ January 29, 2017 (age 79)

Buddy Hayes, age 79 of Woodbury passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017 at St. Thomas Rutherford.  He was a native of Cannon Co.

Survivors include his children, Jeanean (Jim) Hagen of Summerville, SC, Shannon (Donnie) Colvard of Woodbury, Cheryl (Bill) Sharp of Woodbury, and Bryan (Lisa) Hayes of Murfreesboro; Grandchildren, Trenton Ferrell, Emily Smith, Kayla Johnson, Brandon Colvard, Heather Garland, Taran Hayes, Lyndi Hayes, Lydia Garrett, & Evan Sharp; Sister, Helen Davenport of Woodbury; and Sister-in-law, Jewell Hayes of Woodbury.  Thirteen great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer Hayes & Lillian LaFevers Downing; Wife, Virginia Pack Hayes; Brother, Billy Hayes; and Brother-in-law, Hoppy Davenport.

Mr. Hayes was a member of the Baptist church and was a veteran of the Air Force.  He was a retired heavy equipment operator for Rutherford Co. Highway Dept.  He was an avid drag car racer and mechanic where he raced at Buffalo Valley.  He was also a member of the International Hot Rod Association.

Services will be 2 PM Wednesday, February 1, 2017 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Doyle Hayes officiating.  Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery.  Visitation will be 2 to 9 Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at the funeral home.

 Service Information

January 31, 2017

2:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Woodbury Funeral Home

Funeral Service
February 1, 2017

2:00 PM
Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home
504 W. Main St.
Woodbury, TN 37190

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