William “Billy” David Hayes, 66, died Thursday, June 23, 2022, at Columbus Regional Healthcare.
Billy was born Nov. 14, 1955, in Hunterdon, N.J., to the late Willie Onzo Hayes and Josephine Margaret Uebel Hayes.
A celebration of life service was held Monday, June 27, in the Worthington Funeral Home Chapel with Father Joe Yaeger officiating. The family received friends at the funeral home in Chadbourn. Interment was in the Hayes Family Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Teresa Kay Clifton Hayes of the home; children, Detra Edwards (Sam) of Chadbourn, Karen Collins (Nick) of Evergreen and Nick Hayes (Kathryn)of Whiteville; siblings, Richard Allen Hayes of Georgetown, Mary Kesner (Ben) of New Mexico, Gladys Hayes, Mark Hayes (Donna) and Annette Treutlein (Dennis), all of Whiteville, Jenny Rupert (Mark) of Douglasville, Ga., Lisa Metts (Kevin) of St. Petersburg, Fla. and Matthew Hayes (Christine) of San Jose, Calif.; five grandchildren, Timothy Leigh (Cierra), Alex Edwards (Randa), Cameron Collins, Riley Collins, Isabelle Edwards; and six great-grandchildren, Aleah Leigh, Carter Leigh, Abigail Edwards, Tesley Leigh, Corbin Collins and Levi Edwards.
Memorials may be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 302 N. Lee St., Whiteville, N.C. 28472.