Lloyd Edward Hayes


June 24, 1951 - October 19, 2017

Lloyd Edward Hayes, age 66, of Washington, Iowa died Thursday, October 19, 2017 at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics in Iowa City.

Funeral Services have been set for 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at the Faith Baptist Church in Washington with Pastor Jon Rees officiating. Burial will follow in the Grace Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from Noon to 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Beatty Funeral Home in Washington with family present from 4:00-7:00 p.m. A memorial in the name of Lloyd E. Hayes has been established to the American Heart Association or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Lloyd was born June 24, 1951 in Washington, Iowa the son of Richard Lee and Evelyn (Chalupa) Hayes. He graduated from Mid-Praire High School in 1969 and was united in marriage to Shelley Zear, May 2, 1980 in Washington, Iowa.

He was employed as parts manager for 44 years at John Deere in Washington and operated a lawnmowing business for several years. He enjoyed raising exotic birds, working in his shop, hunting, training bird dogs and smoking meat.

Survivors include his mother, Evelyn Hayes of Washington; wife, Shelley Hayes of Washington; children, Darrin Hayes (Jennifer) of Coralville, Iowa, Alecia Wright (Daniel) of Washington, Daniel Hayes (fiancé Jessica Davis) of Washington, Andrea Hayes of Broomfield, Colo., Amber Hayes of Washington and Annika Hayes of Washington; brother, Marion Hayes (Christine) of Washington; sister, Lucetta Sobaski (Duane) of Ely, Iowa; six grandchildren, Tori, Tyrese, Lyric, Christabella, Brody and Gage.

He was preceded in death by his father, Richard; sister, Regina Bjorndal; sons, Adam and Richard; and grandson, Pey

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