Norman Hayes (1947-2018)

Norman “Norm” Hayes, 71, of Pioneer, passed away on Friday, March 16, 2018 at his home. He was born on January 26, 1947 in Hazard, KY to Charles and Mary (Back) Hayes.

Norm worked at Fayette Tubular in Fayette, OH for many years. He was an avid fisher and he loved to go to restaurants, cafes and coffee shops to enjoy a cup of coffee.

Norm is survived by his children, Melissa A. Gendron of Pioneer, Chad (Brandie) Hayes of Oregon, OH and Kristina (Jehiel) Jenkins of Camden, MI; ten grandchildren, Brandon (Jamie), Brittney (Seth), Makye, Malia, Hunter, Madisyn, Mac, Brent (Nikki), Chris (Rachel) and Bryan (Emily); several great grandchildren; two sisters, Opal Skeens of Hyden, KY and Norma Jean Baker of Hazard, KY; several nieces, nephews, cousins, other family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Buck Hayes and Arnold and Raymond Campbell and one sister, Audrey Combs.

A time to receive friends will take place on Thursday, March 22, 2018 from 3-6 p.m. at the Thompson Funeral Home in Pioneer. Donations may be made to The Four County ADAMhs Board. Online condolences may be made to


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