Richard James Hayes


Richard James Hayes passed peacefully in his sleep January 1, 2022 at his home. He was born October 14, 1959 to the late James and Blanche Hayes.
Richard lived his entire life on the family farm. He loved tractor pulling and was a good mechanic. He enjoyed working on his father’s tractor, The Iron Eagle and his best friend Pete Paddock’s tractor. Richard was at his best when helping to care for his mother prior to her passing.
Richard is survived by his seven brothers and one sister, James (Donna) Hayes, Larry (Denise) Hayes, Tom (Nancy) Hayes, Barney (Charlotte) Hayes, Jamie (Kevin) Davis, Greg Hayes, Kim Hayes, and Mark (Diana) Hayes. He will be missed by all.
Funeral Services will take place at the Evergreen Cemetery in the spring time.
In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Richard can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Jackson & Betz Family Funeral Home, 15 Main Street, Fultonville, NY, 12072. Online condolences may be made at

By LH Staff

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