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Duane Hayes

Ridgon Duane Hayes

RANDLEMAN — Ridgon Duane Hayes, age 56, of Randleman passed away June 2, 2023, at his home.


A native of Randolph County, Duane was born Jan. 22, 1967, to Charles Oscar Hayes, Jr. and Sueann Duggins.


In his youth, Duane attended school at Randleman High School and was later employed in telecommunications as a lineman for over 35 years


In his leisure, he enjoyed bicycling, learning about science and spending time with his daughters and granddaughter. He also enjoyed listening to rock and heavy metal music, cooking and visiting the beach.


Duane is preceded in death by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hayes Sr. and Mr. and Mrs. R.D. Duggins. 


He leaves behind to cherish his memory, daughters, Jessica Marie Martin (Cole) and Melanie LeAnn Hayes (fiancé, Derrick Woods); granddaughter, Amelia Hayes; father, Charles Hayes, Jr. (Susan); mother, Sueann D. Brady (Jeff); brother, Charles Hayes III; step-sister, Dawn Nelson (Dan). Duane is also survived by his nieces, Laura Beth Nelson, Alyssa Nelson, Lilly Nelson, Lacey Nelson, and his ex-wife & mother of his children, Lisa Clagett.


The family plans to have a private service at a later date.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Addiction Recovery Care Association Inc (ARCA), 5755 Shattalon Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27105. 


Midstate Cremation & Funeral Service in Asheboro is honored to serve the family of Ridgon Duane Hayes.