Jim Hayes, born in Wadestown, West Virginia, April 1, 1941, passed away Sept. 17 at the age of 80.
He lived life by his rules, never afraid to “get back on the horse to show it who was boss!”
He was preceded in death by his beloved son Brice, and his mother and father, Madeline and Arthur Hayes.
Along with his wife, Martha, Jim leaves his children Holly, Kristie and Brad and their spouses; step-children Linda, Brenda, Larry and Mark and their spouses, and 25 grandchildren, 39 great grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until noon on Sept. 24, at Annunciation Catholic Church in Kearney with a funeral mass to follow.