Harold Hayes

  • Born: November 11, 1950
  • Died: August 20, 2015
  • Location: Centerville, Iowa

Lange Funeral Home & Crematory LLC

1900 South 18th Street
Centerville, IA 52544

langefh@iowatelecom.net
Tel. (641) 856-2000

Tribute & Message From The Family


Harold Eugene Hayes, age 64, of Centerville, passed away August 20, 2015 under the care of Hospice of Central Iowa at Mercy Medical Center in Centerville.

Harold was born November 11, 1950 in Centerville to Orville and Vera (Anderson) Hayes. He grew up and attended school in Centerville. Harold served his country in the United States Army. He was united in marriage to Carol Ramsey and to this union two children were born, Scott and Jason. They later separated.

Harold worked at Rubbermaid as a packer and a forklift operator. He was later employed at Barkers (Hill Phoenix) where he made refrigerators. Harold mentioned several times his co-workers were like family. He also enjoyed working Saturday nights at the Cincinnati auction house.

Harold's favorite pastime was going to auctions. He loved spending time outdoors, fishing, and in his younger years hunting and trapping. Harold especially enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Harold was a kind and giving person and will be missed by all,

He is survived by his children, Scott (Kim) Hayes of Moravia and Jason Hayes of Centerville; his grandchildren, Aliyah, Avery, and Wyatt Hayes all of Moravia, Joe and Anne Burton of Georgetown, Texas, and Max Hayes of Cedar Rapids; siblings, Tom (Janice) Hayes of Horn Lake, Mississippi, Richard Hayes of Centerville, Linda (Wayne) Paris of Moravia, Joyce (Norm) Vote of Melrose, Paul (Julie Redman) Hayes of Centerville, Laura (Ed) Ocker of Centerville, Janice (Ed) Grenko of Numa; and a sister-in-law, Betty (Bill) Hayes. Harold is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Orville and Vera; two brothers, Bill and LeRoy; a sister, Margaret, and nephew, Chad Paris.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, August 24, 2015 at the Lange Funeral Home and Crematory in Centerville, with Reverend Jack Engle officiating. Burial with military rites provided by the Centerville American Legion will follow services at Haines Cemetery North of Centerville. Visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Sunday, August 23, 2015 at the Lange Funeral Home and Crematory in Centerville, with Harold's family present from 5 to 8 p.m.
An open memorial has been established to Harold's family and may be mailed to Lange Funeral Home 1900 South 18th Centerville, Iowa 52544. Condolences may be shared at www.langefh.com.