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Danny Earl Hayes, Sr.

January 22, 1950 — March 17, 2020

Danny Earl Hayes, Sr., 70, of Dyersburg, died Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at Crockett County Nursing Home in Alamo.  Born January 22, 1950, he was the son of the late Earl Junior and Colon Williams Hayes.  Danny was a master carpenter and built many homes and commercial buildings in the Dyer County and surrounding areas. He was a general contractor for many years with his son, Dan and also worked for Forcum-Lannom and Ford Construction during his career. After his retirement he loved fishing and spending as much time as he could with his two grandsons, Austin and Tyler.

He is survived by one daughter, Amy Martin (Tim) of Friendship; one son, Danny Hayes, Jr. (Muffyn) of Bogota; two grandsons, Austin Martin, Tyler Martin, both of Friendship; one sister, Betty Newell (Gene) of Missouri; two brothers, Jerry Hayes and Randy Hayes, both of Illinois; his uncle, J. R. Williams; and his caretaker and mother of his children, Janie Heathcott of Friendship.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Judy Roberts and Donna June Hayes and his beloved grandmother, Ola Williams.

A memorial visitation will be held at a later date.

The family requests memorials be directed to St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN  38105-9959.

Cremation services are under the direction of Curry Funeral Home. We are privileged and honored to serve the Hayes family. You may share your condolences and your memories with the family at  


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