James Robert "Bob" Hayes

June 11, 1962 ~ July 20, 2021 (age 59)



James Robert "Bob" Hayes, 59 of Burlington passed away unexpectedly on July 20, 2021 at his residence. 

Bob was born in Alamance County on June 11, 1962 the son of  Susie Edwards. He was employed as a plumber for most of his career. Some of you may have known "Bob" or "Bobby" for burning rubber and leading laps at Ace Speedway. He was preceded in death by his grandfather Fern Edwards. 

Surviving in addition to his mother Susie Edwards are three children, Amanda Williams (Josh), John Hayes and James "David" Hayes; three grandchildren, Seth Hayes, Leaston LeGrand and Danny LeGrand; a great granddaughter, Everlee Hayes; two brothers, Jerry Hayes (Renee) and John "Steve" Hayes; a sister Beckie Hilliard (Brian) and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins,  and great friends. 

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2 pm on Saturday July 24, 2021 at New Hope Baptist Church with Rev. Randy Hobbs officiating. In lieu of flowers the family gratefully asks that memorials be made to The Alzheimer's Association Western North Carolina Chapter, 4600 Park Road Suite 250 Charlotte, NC 28209. 

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Celebration of Life Services
July 24, 2021

2:00 PM
New Hope Baptist Church
1525 Flora Ave
Burlington, NC 27217


Cure Alzheimer's Fund
34 Washington Street, Suite 200, Wellesley Hills MA 02481
Tel: 1-781-237-3800

The Alzheimer's Association Western North Carolina Chapter
4600 Park Road Suite 250, Charlotte NC 28209

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