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Obituary: Thomas Hayes

11/2/18 ~ 3/4/03

Our beloved husband, father, and grandfather, Thomas C. "Shorty" Hayes passed away March 4, 2003 in Magna, Utah.

He was born November 2, 1918 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Roger Wm. and Cecelia Mary Cummings Hayes. Married Marcella Romero Gabaldon; she died in 1970. Married the love of his life, Johna Vee McAnally in Salt Lake City on March 20, 1981.

Shorty was a member of the LDS Church, where he served as a High Priest and loved missionary work. He worked for South Salt Lake as a mechanic and Crager Wire as a welder. He attended both the U of U and USU.

Survived by his wife; daughter, Cecelia Hayes Milner; step children, Johna Vee Richardson, Robert L. (Susan) Richardson, Norma (Gary) Strauch, Carol Richardson, and Ruth (Paul) Richardson; 18 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren.

Preceded in death by sons, Thomas Toby Hayes and Jeffrey Terry Hayes.

The family would like to recognize the tenderness and kindness of IHC hospice and the beautiful nurses at LDS and Cottonwood hospitals.

Funeral services will be held 12 p.m. Saturday, March 8, 2003 at the Elk Run Chapel, 3610 South 8400 West, where friends may call both Friday 6-8 p.m. and Saturday 11-11:45 a.m. Interment: Salt Lake City Cemetery. Directors: Peel Funeral Home, Magna.