Fred Hayes Jr. 81, of Peoria Heights passed away on Saturday November 27, 2021 at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born on July 21, 1940 in Murfreesboro, TN. The son of Fred and Eleanor (Sullivan) Hayes Sr. He married Mary L. Lenz on February 14, 1964 in Peoria. She preceded him in death on January 7, 2008.
He was a member of the Peoria Bible Methodist Church.
Fred is survived by two sons: Richard (Roxy) Hayes of Peoria, David Hayes of Macomb; one daughter: Elizabeth Hayes of Stevens Point, WI and one brother: Larry (Lisa) Hayes of Peoria Heights.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Fred and Eleanor Hayes Sr.; wife: Mary Hayes; one son: Andy Hayes; one brother: James Hayes; one sister: Susan Brakebill and three grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 2pm on Monday December 6, 2021 at Swan Lake Memorial Gardens in the mausoleum. Rev. Rusty Kaufman will officiate the service. Cumerford-Clary Funeral Home is assisting the family with the funeral arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Diabetes Association or Alzheimer’s Association. Online tributes and condolences may be made at www.cumerfordclary.com.