Billy Joe Hayes

Billy Joe Hayes, age 75, of Readyville passed away Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at Vanderbilt Medical Center. He was a native of Cannon County.

Survivors include his wife, Jewell Perry Hayes of Readyville; Children, Craig Hayes of Readyville & Sheron & John Brothers of Murfreesboro; Grandchildren, Faith Hayes of Chattanooga, Allie, & Garrison Brothers of Murfreesboro; Siblings, Buddy Hayes of Burt & Helen Davenport of Woodbury; Sister-in-law, Joyce Trail of Manchester; Brother-in-law, Charles Perry of Manchester. Also surviving are many cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer Hayes & Lillian LeFevers Downing; and son, Byron Hayes.

Mr. Hayes was a member of the Woodbury Church of Christ and a general foreman at Samsonite for 33 years. He was most importantly a family man and also a sports enthusiast. He also loved his antique cars.

Funeral services will be 2 PM Sunday, February 7, 2016 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Herb Alsup & Bro. Daniel Hayes officiating. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 PM to 8 PM Saturday, February 6, 2016.
Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311,