Rodger Russell Hayes, 70, of Lake Village died on September 10, 2015 at his home.
He was a retired well driller and an avid fisherman.
Mr. Hayes was born on October 6, 1944 and was the son of Bonnie Hayes of Dermott and the late Spike Hayes.
In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife of 53 years, Ruthie Stapp Hayes of Lake Village; a brother, Danny Hayes and wife Martha of Lafayette, Indiana; two sons, Rodger Russell (Rusty) Hayes, Jr. and wife Sherry of Kilbourne, Louisiana and Ronnie Hayes and wife Diana of Star City; a daughter, Sherri Jones and husband Donnie of Lake Village; five grandsons, Lee Hayes, Layne Hayes, Hunter Hayes, Trevor Jones, and Triston Jones; a granddaughter, Ashley Hayes; his two loving dogs, Buster and Jake; and many relatives and friends.
The funeral service will be held on September 12 at 10 a.m. at Bishop-King Funeral Home in Lake Village with Bro. Phillip Payne officiating. Visitation will be September 11 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be September 12 at the Halley Cemetery.