Dewitt Obits

Lee E. Tom Hayes of Heyworth

Lee E. “Tom” Hayes, 78, of Heyworth passed away at 11:30 a.m. Friday (Nov. 15, 2013) at Manor Court of Clinton.

His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Calvert-Belangee-Bruce Funeral Home, Heyworth. The Rev. Richard Gray will officiate. Burial will be in Funks Grove Cemetery, McLean. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Mr. Hayes was born Jan. 7, 1935, in Heyworth, to William and Delphia Harper Hayes. He married Mary E. Underwood on Nov. 25, 1955, in Clinton. She survives in Heyworth.

Also surviving are daughter, Mary Lee Hayes, Bloomington; one granddaughter; one great-granddaughter; and four brothers, Robert (Delaine) Hayes and Bill (Tita) Hayes, both of Kentucky, and Ronald (Judy) Hayes and Richard (Jeannie) Hayes, both of Downs.

Tom was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Kenneth Wayne Hayes; one brother, Jimmy Dean Hayes; and one sister, Margaret Boyd.

He was a plumber and pipefitter for 42 years and worked out of Local 99, Bloomington.