King-Lynk Funeral Home obituary – William H. Hayes, 88, Fort Madison

William H. Hayes, 88, Fort Madison

Services for Mr. Hayes have been postponed by the family in conjunction with King-Lynk Funeral Home

William Henry Hayes, 88, of Fort Madison, IA, passed away at 2:45 a.m. on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at Great River Medical Center in West Burlington, IA.  He was born on April 30, 1931 in Wever, IA to Carl M. & Edna E. Allen Hayes.  He married Joy Ann Perkins on June 1, 1974 in Keokuk, IA.  He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War and was a machinist for Headco Machine in Keokuk, IA with 45 years of service.  He was also a Certified Machinist Instructor.  He was the pastor of Family Worship Center in Keokuk for many years and enjoyed his work as a machinist, fishing, hunting, golfing and teasing his grandchildren.

       Bill is survived by: his wife: Joy Hayes of Fort Madison, IA; 2-sons: James (Chandra) Reynolds of Fort Madison, IA & Darin (Andrea) Reynolds of Keokuk, IA; 2-daughters: Debra (Carl) Saunders of Fort Madison, IA & Brenda (Greg) Morgan of Fort Collins, CO; 13-grandchildren; 18-great grandchildren; 4-great great grandchildren; 3-brothers: Tom (Barb) Hayes of Donnellson, IA, Carl (Sharon) Hayes of Donnellson, IA & John (Linda) Hayes of Montrose, IA; 3-sisters: Loretta Hayes of Donnellson, IA, Betty Smith of Donnellson, IA & Donna (Glen) Myers of Keokuk, IA.  He was preceded in death by: his parents, 1-daughter: Donna Sholl, 2-brothers: Orville & Edward Hayes, and 1 sister: Leatha Crom

       Cremation has been entrusted to the care of King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory.  Friends may call after 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 19, 2020 with the family to receive friends from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. at King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory.  A memorial service will immediately follow at 5:00 p.m. with Rev. John Happs officiating.  A memorial has been established for Family Worship Center.  Online condolences and a video tribute of Bill’s life may be viewed at

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