Robert R Hayes age 92, of Sevierville, TN., passed away Monday, May 11, 2020
He is a United States Veteran. He was in the Army Air Force and was an Army engineer for three years. He also served in the Navy for six months. Robert worked as a repairman for Sears of Knoxville for twenty plus years where he retired from. He also worked at Chrysler car plant in Michigan for ten years. He also worked at Smoky Mountain Lanes Blount County bowling lanes. He was known as “Papaw” by his wrestling friends that he often traveled with.
Preceded in death by his loving wife Julia Belle Hayes; parents, Andrew & Lula Hayes; Brothers, John Russell and Lenora V, Andrew Jr, Tommy Shannon, Bud J Hayes; sister, Helen Marie.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory, grandchildren, Nathan, Adam, Skylar Seagle and Keith McCarter; sisters, UnaVee, Ailene and Jean Evelyn; niece, Tammy Whaley.
Family and friends will meet at Shiloh Cemetery in Pigeon Forge @ 1:45pm Thursday, May 14, 2020 for a 2:00pm graveside service. Service will be officiated by LeRoy Davis. Arrangements completed by Rawlings Funeral Home. Condolences can be made @ rawlingsfuneralhome.com
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