January 4, 1947 - March 5, 2022
Ellon "Lucky" Gould Hayes Jr., age 75, a long time resident of Theodore, AL, passed away on March 5, 2022. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Paula Hayes; five children, Sandra (Larry) Jones, Margaret McHale, Darryl (Anita) Abercrombie, Michael (Tina) Hayes, and Chris (Lisa) Hayes; 14 grandchildren, Christina, Jennifer, Courtney, Jack, Colin, Devin, Emily, Zach, Jasmine, Noah, Hunter, Ashlynn, Alissa, and Cassidy; 8 great-grandchildren, Halie, Michael, Kendall, Bryson, Jordan, Blakelyn, Brodie, and Annakae; sister, Effie Wiggins; other relatives, and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ellon G. Hayes Sr. and Memphis C. Anderson; and two brothers, Leslie Hayes and Luke Young. He served in the coast guard from 1966 to 1970. He worked for Poole Truck line from 1974 to 1988 as a truck driver and from 1988 to 1996 as a mechanic. While working for Poole Truck Line he was inducted into the Million Mile Hall of Fame and awarded several safety driving awards. From 1996 to 2015 he worked for EverGreen Transportation as a mechanic. He was always the first to help when anyone asked. After he retired in 2015 he enjoyed hanging out in his work shop working on different things. He enjoyed teaching people his life lessons of truck driving and mechanic work. He loved hunting, fishing, and boat riding, as well as gardening. He was a excellent person to be around and enjoyed working on anything that was brought to him. Most of all he loved to be with his family and grandkids. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends. Visitation will be held on Monday, March 14, 2022 from 5-7 PM at Serenity Funeral Home. Funeral service will be on Tuesday, March 15, 2022 at 2 PM, also at Serenity Funeral Home. Interment will be held in Serenity Memorial Gardens.
Ellon "Lucky" Gould Hayes Jr., age 75, a long time resident of Theodore, AL, passed away on March 5, 2022. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Paula Hayes; five children, Sandra (Larry) Jones, Margaret McHale, Darryl (Anita) Abercrombie,... View Obituary & Service Information
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