Gary Allen Hayes


Gary Allen Hayes, 65, of Camanche, Iowa, died Monday, February 4, 2019 at his home.
Funeral services will be at held at the Clinton Chapel Snell Zornig on Friday, February 8, 2019 at 12PM, Noon. Visitation to be held from 10AM until time of service. Cremation rites will follow the service. Lunch will follow at Community Reformed Church 747 North 12th street Clinton, Iowa. Honorary Pallbearers will be David Jenkins, Justin Terry, Derek Jenkins and grandchildren Jayven Hayes, Oden Benson and Brooklyn Benson.
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Gary was born December 29, 1953 in Clinton Iowa son of William and Annamarie (Staben) Hayes. Gary was married to Debra (Benson) on July 26, 2005.
Gary had been employed at Kopp's Grocery Store and International Paper until plant closure. He also worked at various other places until he retired In October 2017. Gary loved and cherished time with family and friends, fishing, watching the Chicago Bears and his many trips to visit his family in Texas.
Survivors include his wife, Debra, his son, Bill (Cyndi) Hayes of St. Charles, IL; his daughter, Katie Hayes of Clinton, his stepson David (Sharon) Benson of Magnolia Texas; brother, Charles Hayes of Clinton and grandchildren Jayven Hayes, Oden Benson and Brooklyn Benson and his faithful and loving dog Doc "Bud-Bud" Hayes who never left his side.
He was preceded in death by grandson Devon Hayes and his parents.
Memorials may be made to the family.
Published on February 5, 2019
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5 posts

Wally Burke
Feb 08, 2019
I was so sorry to hear the news of Gary's passing. He was a great guy and will be greatly missed. My deepest condolences to the Hayes family.
Jennifer Schaffer
Feb 07, 2019
Thinking of you deb in these rough times,Gary is at Peace,and he is Whole Again.
Linda Hayes
Feb 06, 2019
I am so sorry for your family's loss. He was blessed to have such a big family and I know that while you will miss him, you have great memories to keep forever.
Kev & Peggy Jenkins and grandma jo
Feb 05, 2019
We will miss the holidays, the laughs, the tears and the way you made us laugh. Remember that this is not it for those who believe and Gary the day we prayed together we knew that you will stand on the promise of eternal salvation - you are free from your earthly challenges but the most comfort we have is that we know you are free in Jesus ❤️❤️we love you Gary - you will be missed! 😢
Barb and bob koenes
Feb 05, 2019
Katie and sorry for the loss of your wont be easy but knowing that he is your guardian angel watching over you guys.hugs