Rossie Wilson Hayes, age 72 of Fair Bluff went to be with the Lord on Friday, July 7, 2017 at his home.
Final rites will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, July 10, 2017 at Worthington Funeral Home with Pastor Donald Conway and Reverend Tom Fairfax officiating. Interment will follow in the Powell Cemetery, Fair Bluff.
He was a retired farmer, employed as a supervisor at National Spinning in Whiteville for 18 years and later serving as the director of Columbus County Animal Control for 21 years retiring in September of 2015.
Rossie was the son of the late Thelma Nancy Green Hayes and Woodrow Wilson Hayes. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Woodrow Curtis “W.C.” Hayes.
He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Linda King Hayes of Fair Bluff; two sons, John W. Hayes (Selena) of Granite Falls and Michael R. Hayes (Regina) of Fair Bluff; a sister, Nancy Hayes Nobles (Junior) of Cerro Gordo; three grandchildren, Syarrah Hayes, Maloree Hayes and Ethan Hayes.