Gary Michael Hayes, age 65, a resident of Foley, Alabama, passed away Friday, Dec. 1, 2017.
Gary served in the U.S. Army, was a captain of a shrimp boat and oil boat, owner-operator of Bon Secour Equipment Rental for 19 years, with his loving wife, and he retired from the city of Foley.
The family would like to give a special "Thank You" to all employees of the city of Foley who sacrificed their time and supported our family during this trying time.
Preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Emma Hayes; granddaughter, Haley Kaye Chisolm; brothers, Randy, Danny and Richard Hayes; sisters, Jackie Hall, Sherrie Harrison and Kay Moody
Gary is survived by his wife of 38 years, Sandra Kaye Hayes; daughters, Tara (Tracy) Whiteside, all of Foley, Melody Hayes; two grandchildren, Michael and Ty Whiteside; sisters, Janice Frolik, Kim Marler; and extended family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at Pine Rest Funeral Home, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 at 7 p.m.
The family will receive friends Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, from 5 until 7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donation be made to the American Lung Association and cancer research.