August 23, 1948 - February 29, 2012
Robert D. Hayes, 63, Brookfield, passed away Wednesday February 29, 2012 at Pioneer Skilled Nursing Center, Marceline. Graveside memorial services will be held at 1:00 pm Friday March 09, 2012 at the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery, Jacksonville with Reverend Bob Seaman officiating. Military honors will be provided by Green Hills Post #57, Bucklin. Memorials have been suggested to the family or the Cancer Foundation and may be sent to the funeral home, 216 Linn Street, Brookfield, Missouri 64628. Robert D., son of Woodrow W. and Ruby G, Cordray Hayes was born on August 23, 1948 at Chariton County, Missouri. Bobby was a 1966 graduate of Marceline High School and served his country during the Vietnam War. He was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1968, serving in Vietnam and Kornwestheim, Germany as a Bridge Specialist until 1973. His awards and decorations include: Qualified Sharp Shooter with the M-14 rifle, two Combat Service Bars, Vietnam Service Metal, and the National Defense Service Ribbon. He is survived by his mother and step-father, Ruby and Clelland Hannah, Linneus; four sisters, Karen McClintick and Jim Doucet, St. Paul, Minnesota, Kathy and David Lofstrom, Grove, Kansas, Connie and John Lowe, Rothville, Kristy and Tim Gardner, Marceline; one brother, Bill and Missy Hayes, Linneus; one uncle, Carl Cordray, Marceline; two aunts, Dorothy and Arthur Wilson, Minonk, Illinois and Bonnie Cordray, Hartsburg, Illinois; close friends and care providers, Donald and Greg Maulden, and several nieces, nephews, other relatives and numerous other friends. Robert was preceded in death by his father; one niece, Lilly Diane Boone; one nephew, Branden Scott Slaughter, and several aunts and uncles.
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