William E. ‘Ruben’ Hayes Sr.

Published 11:52 am Friday, November 18, 2011

William E. ‘Ruben’ Hayes Sr.


William E. ‘Ruben’ Hayes Sr., age 71, of Calera passed away Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011 at his home. He is a member of Enon Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Loraine Tucker; son, Keller Tucker ‘Kit’ Hayes; and sisters, Sue Bice and Sara Nell Bice.


William is survived by his wife, Linda Keller ‘Beckie’ Hayes of Calera; children, William E. ‘Eddie’ Hayes Jr. (Candy) of Calera, Dana Hayes Byrd (Lance) of Montevallo and Joy Hayes Toney (Hugh) of Calera; daughter-in-law, Petrinia Hayes of Picayune, Miss.; brother, Charles Henry ‘Buddy’ Hayes of Georgia; grandchildren, Matthew Hayes, Haylee Hayes, Zane Hayes, Shawna Cargile, Dakota Cargile, Dusty Hayes, Alyssa Hayes, Jack Hayes, Beaux Byrd, Tyler Byrd, Kaci Wells and Gabe Hayes; and great-grandchildren, Madison Hayes, Kayson Hayes and Ben Hayes; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held Friday, Nov. 18, 2011 at 2 p.m. at Rockco Funeral Home Chapel with visitation held one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Salem Cemetery in Calera. Bro. Bill Trawick officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Enon Baptist Church. Rockco Funeral Home Montevallo directing. Rockcofuneralhomes.com.