Clifford Henry Hayes, 82., of Albany, GA., died Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at his residence.
A graveside service will be held Monday, January 24, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. at Crown Hill Cemetery. Mr. Ross Powell will officiate.
Mr. Hayes was born in Damascus, GA., to the late Clifford and Rebecca Hays. He retired from Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital where he worked for fifty years in the maintenance department. Mr. Hayes was a jack of all trades, being able to do about anything once he watched it be done. In his spare time, he enjoyed watching westerns, going camping, working on small engines and wood working. Mr. Hayes was a veteran of the United States Army.
In addition to his parents his is preceded in death by his wife, Sandra Hayes, his siblings Chris Hayes, Joan Rodgers and Rita Wingate.
Survivors include his children, Diane Gruber (Ronnie), Sylvester, GA, Hank Hayes (Janet), Leesburg, GA, Tracey Patton, Panama City, FL, Donna Openshaw (Marcus), Dahlonega, GA,, Ron Johnson (Amanda), Sylvester, GA, Jeff Johnson (Linda), Brooksville, FL, and Melanie Higbee (Charles), New London, CT, his grandchildren, Jennifer Batchelor, Kaylen Dorminey (T.J.), Halie Batchelor, Jessica Green, Kourtney Brookerd, Keaton Hayes, Johnathon Luttrell and Savanna Patton, his great grandchildren, Liam Jackson, Bradson Dayhuff, Ivy Brookerd, Aiden Brookerd and Draven Luttrell-Smith and a sister Gayle Oakes.
In lieu of flowers those desiring may make donation in memory of Mr. Hayes to the American Parkinson’s Disease Association, 135 Parkinson Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10305.