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1 of 9 | Posted by: Laurel Fox - Family Friend

“LindaI was sorry to hear of your loss. Love and prayers for you and your family.Linda and Lee Stutts ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Linda Stutts - Springfield, SC

“Linda words cant say how I feel on the loss of your dear husband Johnny, my heart goes out to you and your girls , their husbands and your beautiful ...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Jean Martin - Johns Island, SC

“John was a great man, friend, coworker and fishing partner since 1973. I always enjoyed his company and work ethic in the Boiler Shop, SUPSHIP and B...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Sammy Huggins

“sorry for your loss may God have mercy on your family ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: john jobe

“God has another angel, so sorry for your loss. Linda my heart feels sad for you, the girls, and those precious grandchildren. Fifty-one years with...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Marilyn Lance

“My heartfelt thoughts and prayers go out to Linda, the girls and their entire family for their loss. To say the least, John Hayes was the backbone...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Phyllis Lynch Faircloth

“I am so so sorry to hear about Mr. John Hayes pass away. He was a great guy and a great friend. He and my dad work together at B&D and then it...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: Steven Dunning - St.Stephen, SC

“I can't believe this is true!!! ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Henry Stoneback - Charleston, SC

Mr. John David Hayes,75, of Johns Island, SC, and husband to Linda Wasdin Hayes, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. His Funeral Service will be held at Noon on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 in the West Ashley Chapel. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, one hour prior to the service, beginning at 11AM. Due to COVID protocol, masks are required and social distancing will be observed. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. West Ashley Chapel, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway.

John was born on September 23, 1945 in Charleston, SC, a son of the late Boyd Nathan Hayes and Myrtle Foster Hayes. He proudly served in the Army. John began as a boiler-maker at the Naval Shipyard, and then the nuclear division and on to SUP Ships. In the private sector, he worked as general superintendent for B & D Boilers and later became co-owner of Zuuk International, Inc. John recently retired and enjoyed spending time with his family and creating his dream of a family recreational haven on Featherbed Road in Colleton County.

Along with his wife of 51 years, he is survived by his 3 daughters and their spouses, Celeste and Marty Monette, Chanda and Scott Williams and Cara and Travis Young; his 2 granddaughters, Rebekah Monette and her spouse, "CC" Crosby, and Rachel Leahy; his 6 grandsons, Neal Monette, Ivey Leahy, Eli Monette, Owen Monette, Connor Williams and Declan Williams; his great-grandchildren, Evelyn and Latham Crosby; his brother, Robert B. Hayes; his 2 sisters, Nancy Anne Ritchie and Carolyn Slay (Bennie); and his many nieces and nephews.

Memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project at

The service will be live streamed and may be viewed by visiting the following link,