James Howard Hayes 68, of Wilmington formerly from Raeford, passed away Monday August 15, 2022, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.
He is predeceased by his mother, Dorothy Hayes, and father, Howard Hayes, Sr., daughter, April Lea Hayes, brothers his twin William Rufus Hayes, Howard Rufus Hayes, Jr., Bert Franklin Hayes, and David Atkinson.
He is survived by his children: Donnie Hayes, Sr. (Carolyn) of Red Spring, Dawn Ransom of Red Springs, sister, Shirley Honeycutt (Lloyd) of Wilmington, Aunt Louise (Ken) Carroll of Wilmington, stepson, David Martin, and John Martin. H e had 6 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
Visitation is Friday, August 19 at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM.
A graveside Service is Saturday, August 20 at Raeford Cemetery, at 1:00 PM. Rev. Rogers Burnes will officiate the service.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation – Wilmington Chapel – 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099.