William Chris Hayes

William Chris Hayes

May 25, 1951 - August 2, 2016

William Chris Hayes

May 25, 1951 - August 2, 2016


William Chris Hayes, age 65 of Columbia, passed away at his residence on August 2, 2016.

Chris was born May 25, 1951 in Lexington, Tennessee to William Granville Hayes and Mary Lee Gray Hayes. Chris earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business and his Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering. He honorably served the United States Airforce during Vietnam. He most recently worked at 84 Lumber. Chris really loved life, and he loved to have a good time. Anyone that knew him could tell you about his great big heart and the love he had caring for his animals.

He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Hayes; siblings, Micki Poling of Columbia, Greg (Dawn) Hayes of Columbia, Tim (Libby) Hayes of Paris, Tennessee, and Brenda Hayes of Memphis; step-mother: Carolyn Hayes; stepchildren, Sara (Stevie) Collier and Bo Collier; grandchild, Kyptin; four nephews and five nieces.

A memorial service to celebrate Chris’ life will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at his residence.

Cremation Society of Tennessee is assisting the family with the arrangements and online condolences may be made at www.cremationsocietyoftn.com.

Memorial Service

  • Date & Time: September 10, 2016 (3:00 PM)
  • Venue: Deceased's Residence

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