James  Hayes

Obituary of James Hayes

      James E. “Jimbo” Hayes, 47 of Jacksonville, died Saturday, November 18, 2017, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. He was born July 7, 1970, in Jacksonville the son of Linda and James Craddock Hayes, Sr. James married Rebekah Chapman on April 18, 2007 in Jacksonville, and she survives.

      Jimbo is survived by a son, Marc Hayes of Farmersville, IL; five step children, Darrell Chapman of Springfield, Angel (Fiancé, Ricky Hill) Ater, John Ater, Luke (companion, Jennifer Cox) Ater, and Jacob Ater all of Jacksonville; seven grandchildren; two brothers, Daniel (Phyllis) Hayes of Woodson, and John (Vicki) Hayes of Middleton, IL; and two sisters, Samantha (Kevin) Coker, and Jackie Brookshire both of Arizona.

      Jimbo was a member of the Moose Lodge 865 and Our Saviour Catholic Church. He was a very unique simple man he enjoyed the outdoors, bonfires, and spending time with his family, friends, and Lahey’s friends. He will be truly missed and never forgotten.

      A Memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Williamson Funeral Home in Jacksonville. The family will meet friends from 12:00 p.m. until the time of the service. Memorials are suggested the family. Condolences may be left online at www.airsman-hires.com.