Baxter Manley Hayes, Jr., age 84, a resident of Kings Mountain, NC, went to be with the Lord on Monday, March 10, 2014 at Kings Mountain Hospital. Born on October 23, 1929 in Kings Mountain, son of the late Baxter M. and Elinor O’Nesta Hillhouse Hayes. He was the brother of the late Betty Hayes Robinson of Gastonia. He was a member of First Presbyterian Church where he served as a Deacon and sang in the choir. He was also a scout master and past Master of Masonic Lodge 339 of Kings Mountain and a veteran of the US Navy having served in Korean War. He attended Clemson College and worked for J.L. Beam and Associates, Architects in Gastonia. He loved shooting skeet, hunting, fishing and golf.
SURVIVORS: Sisters: Mary Greene, Kings Mountain, NC; Nieces: Kim Sincox and husband Doug; Nephews: Dale Greene and wife Connie; Tim Greene and wife Paula; Great Nieces and Nephews: Christopher, Mary, Victoria, Meredith Greene
FUNERAL SERVICE: Ollie Harris Memorial Chapel, Friday, March 14, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. Rev. John Bridges and Dr. John Sloan, Officiating.
VISITATION: 12:30 to 1:30 Friday, March 14, 2014 prior to the service at Harris Funeral Home
INTERMENT: Mountain Rest Cemetery, Kings Mountain, NC with full military honors provided by the Marine Corp League.
MEMORIALS: Barium Springs Home for Children, P.O. Box 1, Barium Springs, NC 28010 or to Presbyterian Children’s Home, 80 Lake Eden Road, Black Mountain, NC 28711
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ARRANGEMENTS: HARRIS FUNERAL HOME, KINGS MOUNTAIN, NC