Paul M. Hayes, Jr.,
11/30/1936 – 12/26/2009


Paul M. Hayes, Jr., 73 of Zanesville, died 5:15 AM Saturday, December 26, 2009 at Adams Lane Care Center following a lengthy illness. He was born Monday, November 30, 1936 in Zanesville the son of Paul M. and Bessie Hayes. Paul was United States Navy Veteran serving to tours of duty; he retired in 1983 from Y-City Transit following 25 years of service..

Paul is survived by his companion of 32 years: Shirley Bagent; two stepchildren: Tamela (Robert) Bone of Zanesville and Floyd (Sandra) Bagent of Zanesville; seven grandchildren including a special grandson: Byron Spencer; seven great grandchildren; four brothers, four sisters and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to parents, Paul was preceded in death by two daughters and one sister.

Friends may call from 11:00 AM till 1:00 PM, Tuesday, December 29, at The Hillis & Hardwick Funeral Home, 935 Forest Avenue, where funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM with Pastor Dean Cole officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Veterans Gardens with VFW Post 1058 conducting full military honors. To sign the online register book or to send a personal condolence note please visit