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Noey "Sonny" Gaston Hayes, Jr.

August 22, 1946 — February 2, 2024


Noey "Sonny" Gaston Hayes, Jr., age 77, of Harmony and formerly of Statesville, passed away on Friday, February 2, 2024, at Rosewood Assisted Living in Harmony.  Sonny was born in Iredell County, NC on August 22, 1946, to the late Mary Ada Shoemaker Hayes and Noey Gaston Hayes, Sr.

"Sonny" was preceded in death by his sisters, Shirley Chambers and Carol Campbell.  He is survived by three sisters, Margie Campbell of Florida, Barbara Sloan (Wayne) of Harmony, and Brenda Fowler (Don) of Nebo; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.  "Sonny" was talented in playing many instruments and at one time played in a band.  He was loved by many because of his kindness and gentle nature.  

A Graveside Service will be held at 3:00 pm, Wednesday afternoon, February 7, 2024, at Harmony Town Cemetery with Pastor Chris Lakey officiating.  The family will greet friends immediately following in the cemetery after the service.  Pallbearers honoring "Sonny" will be Mike Gaither, Daniel Gaither, Chris Gaither, Adam Christopher, Eli Christopher, and Robert Campbell.

The family would like to thank Rosewood Assisted Living for the loving care "Sonny" received.

Nicholson Funeral Home has the honor of serving the family.

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Harmony Town Cemetery

City Cemetery Loop, Harmony, NC

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