Hayes Pettiway was our rock and foundation, loyal and faithful to his family and friends.
Hayes was born April 9, 1960 to parents, Lee and Irene Pettiway.
He graduated from Jefferson Davis High School, in Montgomery, AL. Afterwards, he joined the United States Marine Corps and served for 12 years.
Hayes was a beloved husband, father, and grandfather.
He was married to Felecia Pettiway, whom he cherished and adored for 35 years.
Hayes has one son, two daughters and two son in-laws: Hayes Thomas, Maya Pettiway Smith, Harvey Smith, Shay Pettiway Williams and Antwan Williams.
He has eight grandchildren that were dear to his heart: Serenity, Hayes Jr, Audric, Kendall, Keri, Lawson, Veronica, and Karmen.
Hayes is survived by four sisters and one brother: Bertha Graham, Hattie Tyus, Rosie Jackson, Lorene Pettiway and Izzie Pettiway, and a host of in-laws, nieces, and nephews.
Your work is done here now, Daddy. You can rest at home with the Lord.
We are so grateful for the time we had with you. We’ll love you always.
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