Raymond W. Hayes, 82, died July 24, 2006. Born February 29, 1924 to Ray and Edith Hayes in Micawber, OK. Raised in Burbank, Calif. One of eight children, only one, Alice, the youngest, survives. He is survived by his loving wife, Sandy and 4 living children, Ray Jr. (Joanne), Mark, Scott (Shanna) Hayes, Kathy (Doug) Carney, and one daughter, Sharon Amanura has preceded her father in death. 4 stepchildren, one a Phoenix resident, Kathryn Graef. Survived by 13 grandchildren, one a Peoria resident, Cody (son of Scott and Shanna), 8 step-grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and 1 step-great-grandchild. He had dedicated his life as a Witness of Jehovah God since 1947. Memorial services will be held at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 15249 N. 75th Ave., Peoria, Saturday, July 29th, 2006 at 7:00 p.m.