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William "Bill" C. Hayes, Jr.June 21, 1966 ~ May 27, 2017 (age 50)
William C. “Bill” Hayes, Jr. (aka Billy) of Indian Head, MD, passed away suddenly on May 27, 2017 in La Plata, MD. Born on June 21, 1966 in LaPlata, MD, Bill was a lifelong resident of Charles County.
Bill was diagnosed with Type 1 juvenile diabetes at the age of 7, and braved through the challenges of this disease throughout his life. After graduating from Henry E. Lackey High School in 1984, Bill did electronics work, followed by working on boats, and then became a certified electrician, performing residential and commercial projects. Bill loved spending time with family, including his adored wife, Lisa, and sons, Corey and Steven, and his grandson, Liam. Bill was an avid photographer, fisherman, and hunter. He volunteered many hours with the Town of Indian Head to photograph events and take portraits of children with the Easter Bunny and Santa Claus. He was renowned for volunteering and helping anyone in need. Bill’s photographic talents captured the local countryside barns, fields, forests, flora and fauna that were amazing to behold. He posted some of his favorites on Facebook to share with all. Bill was most content in his canoe, paddling through the Potomac River tributaries and photographing nature, and fly fishing in mountain streams.
Bill is survived by his loving wife, Lisa; sons, Corey and Steven; grandson, Liam; parents Carl and Jenny Hayes; sister Margaret Hayes; nephew and niece Mitch and Allison Claggett; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
Visitation and memorial service will be held at the Williams Funeral Home, Indian Head, MD. Visitation will be 3-5 PM with the memorial service at 5 PM on Monday, June 5, 2017. The repast will be immediately following at the Indian Head Moose Lodge, 11 Town Street, Indian Head, MD.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Indian Head Moose Lodge 1712, Indian Head Fire Department and Rescue Squad, or the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
The Hayes family extends its deepest appreciation to the to the Nanjemoy Fire Department and the fishermen who participated in the rescue operation, to the Indian Head Fire Department and Rescue Squad for their responses throughout the years, and to the Moose Lodge 1712 for all their support during this difficult time.