R. T. HAYES, SR.
October 24, 1932 – July 6, 2020
LOUISBURG – Robert Theodore “R.T.” Hayes, Sr., 87, of Louisburg, died Monday morning at his home.
R.T. was a son of the late George Ernest and Bessie Edward Phelps Hayes. He was preceded in death by his son, Mark Hayes; grandchildren, Reagan Hall and Hutch Hunt; sister, Maxine H. Brock; brothers, Philmore Hayes, Walton Hayes, Russell Hayes and Raeford Hayes.
He was a faithful member of Maple Springs Baptist Church. He owned and operated Shannon Village Exxon for 20 years. He was an avid sports fan and an obsessive grass mower.
A graveside service will be held 11 am Wednesday at Maple Springs Baptist Church Cemetery.
R.T. is survived by his loving wife of 70 years, Lucille D. Hayes; daughter, Diane H. Carpenter; sons and daughters-in-law, Ted and Leann Hayes, Phil and Patricia Hayes; grandson, Ernie Hayes and his wife, Patricia; 5 great-grandchildren; brother, George “Shorty” Hayes and wife, Pamela; sister-in-law, Vickie W. Hayes all of Louisburg; many nieces and nephews.
Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Maple Springs Baptist Church, 1938 NC 56 Hwy E., Louisburg, NC 27549.
Arrangements are by Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, Louisburg, www.stricklandfuneralhome.net.
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