November 20, 1921— September 2, 2009

LOUISBURG - Harry Walton “Walt” Hayes, 87, of Louisburg, died Wednesday afternoon.

Walt was a son of the late George Ernest and Bessie Phelps Hayes and was preceded in death by his wife, Rochelle Leonard Hayes; sister, Maxine H. Brock; brothers, Philmore Hayes and Russell Hayes. He was a retired farmer and an Army Veteran of W.W. II.

Funeral service will be 12 p.m. Saturday in the chapel of Strickland Funeral Home with the Rev. Jay Tilley officiating. Entombment will follow in Lancaster Memorial Park. The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service.

Walt is survived by his daughters, Dawn Lancaster and friend, David Spurling of Raleigh; Martha Boger and husband Wayne of Kernersville; sons, Louis Southall and wife Christy; Jarrett Southall and wife Wendy; brothers and sisters-in-law, R.T. and Lucille Hayes; Raeford and Vickie Hayes; George and Pamela Hayes, all of Louisburg; 5 grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Louisburg Moose Lodge, 191 Moose Loop Rd. Louisburg, NC 27549.

Arrangements are by Strickland Funeral Home, Louisburg.

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