Gary K. Hayes, 81, Otwell

Gary K. Hayes, 81, of Otwell, died Saturday, July 10, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. He was born in Ireland July 9, 1940, to Clarence and Myrneth (Fredrick) Hayes.

Gary is survived by his wife of 59 years, Carolyn Hayes; two daughters, Kim Lueken and husband Paul, Huntingburg, and Kristi Query and husband Brian, Eckerty; two sisters, Norma Northerner, Indianapolis, and Nell Gregson, Greenwood; two grandchildren, J.D. Wheatley and Madison Query; two step-grandchildren, Josh Lueken and Maddex Garrett; and sister-in-law Joanne Hayes.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Jeryl and Jack Hayes.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at O.D. Harris Funeral Home in Petersburg. Memorial contributions can be made to Algiers United Methodist Church. Online condolences can be shared at odharrisfuneralhome.com. Funeral services at 2 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home with burial following in Otwell Cemetery.

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