William Earl Hayes, 60, of Gulf Breeze, FL, passed peacefully on Monday, November 27, 2017, at his home.
Earl was born in Valparaiso, FL to the late Earl and Betty Hayes. He was the loving husband of 45 years to the late Nancy Lee Hayes.
Also preceding him are 3 brothers: Karl Hayes, Danny Hayes, and Billy Rae Hayes.
Surviving him includes: 5 children- William Earl Salter, Amanda Salter, Terrel Hayes, Daniel Hayes, and Allie Hayes; 4 siblings- Deborah (Harry) Salter, Kathy (Steve) Smiddy, Michael (Rebecca) Hayes, and Michelle Kitch; 13 grandchildren- Josey, Andrew, Autumn, Kaitlin, Wyatt, Hayley, Autumn Hull, Trent, June, Melanie, Haidyn, Gracelyn, and Mason.
A time of visitation for the family will begin at 1:00 PM, followed with viewing and visitation time for friends and family from 2:00 - 3:00 PM. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 PM on Friday, December 1, 2017 at Rose Lawn Funeral Home and Cemetery, with Bama Jordan officiating.
Burial will follow at Rose Lawn Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Daniel Hayes, Andrew Henderson, Wyatt Henderson, Michael Hayes, Kevin Nelson, and Haidyn Salter.