Herman Hayes Jr. age 85, of Whiteville, NC., died Saturday, April 17, 2021 at Columbus Regional Health Care Systems. Herman was born September 23, 1935 to the late Herman Hayes, Sr. and Gladys Moore Hayes in Columbus County. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife; Betty Joe Evans Hayes and his two sons John Paul Hayes and Allen George Hayes.
He retired from National Spinning and was a member of Palmyra Baptist Church of Old Dock, NC.
Survivors include his daughter; Patricia Hayes Blackmon (Joel) of Whiteville, NC; Son, Christopher Lee Hayes of Whiteville, NC; sister in law; Bernice Suggs of Whiteville, NC, granddaughter, Heather Wagner (Robert); grandsons, Waylon Hayes (Dawn), Jessie Hayes (Alexia), Justin Hayes (Lindsey), Jarrett Blackmon, Kyle Blackmon; Great- Grandchildren, Kinsley Hayes, Brody Wagner, Logan Hayes, Emma Hayes, Rhett Blackmon, and Stormy Blackmon.
A graveside service will be held on Thursday, April 22, 2021, in the Palmyra Baptist Church Cemetery at 3:00 pm with Rev. John Roberson and Rev. Wayne Faulk officiating. There will be a viewing in the sanctuary of Palmyra Baptist Church from 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm prior to the service.
McKenzie Mortuary will be serving the Hayes Family.
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