McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

November 25, 2013

Brian Ross Hayes


Submitted report

McALESTER — Brian Ross Hayes, 36, of McAlester, died Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, at McAlester Regional Health Center.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Brumley-Mills Chapel with Father Leonard Higgins officiating. Burial will be at Chambers Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Brumley-Mills Funeral Home of McAlester.

Born Mar. 8, 1977, in McAlester, he was the son of Kenneth R. Hayes and Vicki (Jones) Hayes. He grew up and attended church in McAlester.

He loved his family, especially his little redhead girl. He enjoyed being outdoors, hunting, fishing and duck hunting.

Survivors include his daughter, Kambri Lynn Hayes, of McAlester; father, Kenneth R. Hayes, of McAlester; mother, Vicki Hayes-McKee and husband, Larry, of Yukon.

Also, brother and sister-in-law, Adam and Priscilla Hayes, of McAlester; nephew and niece, Ayden Ross Hayes and Keeley Lynn Hayes; uncles and aunts, Thomas A. and Maxine Hayes, of Savanna, Diana Kay Hernandez, Adrian, Mo., Karen Sue Flanagan, Harrisonville, Mo., Mike and Gail Wood, Grandview, Mo., and Doug and Jackie Jones, Archie, Mo.

And, cousins, Erin, Noah, Jared, Luke, Nathan, Zachary, Jonas and Brittany, and the mother of his daughter, Kristi Hayes, of McAlester.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Herbert and Claudia Hayes; maternal grandparents, Wilbur and Patricia Jones, and cousin, Autumn Hernandez.

Pallbearers will be Sammy French, Daryl Bailey, Jerry Smith, Michael Prichard, Chad Prichard and Lawrence Scarpitti.

Honorary pallbearers will be Maurey Miller, Jonas Jones, Jared Flanagan, Noah Flanagan, Luke Wood, Nathan Wood and Zachary Wood.

Memorials may be made to Brain Injury Alliance of Oklahoma, 3015 East Skelly Drive, Suite 135, Tulsa, OK, 74105.