Desmond Hayes

Desmond Jaleel Hayes

Thursday, March 7th, 2019 - Tuesday, April 6th, 2021
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Desmond Jaleel Hayes, beloved son of Alicia Denene Daye and Chaz Rashad Dawkins, was born in Iredell County on March 7, 2019. He departed this life on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, in Statesville following an accident.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Fred Daye, Maylene Hayes, Ruffus Winbush, John “JD” Feimster and Charles Dawkins.

In addition to his mother, Alicia Denene Daye and his father, Chaz R. Dawkins; he leaves to cherish the memory of his life, his siblings, (twin sister) Diamond Hayes, Da’nasia Hayes, Da’ziyah Hayes, Dynasty Hayes, Destiny Hayes, Promise McDonald, Kaiden Dawkins, Kahlil Dawkins and Lyric Dawkins; his godfather, Martevis Simpson of Statesville; his grandfather, Danny Feimster; his grandmothers, Deborah Daye and Tandra Dawkins; great grandmothers, Sarah Daye, Sandra Johnson Peet and Eugenia Feimster; his aunts and uncles, Josette Daye, Jabar (Melissa) Daye, Renee (David Powell) Winbush, Watson Grady Graham, III, Teya Dawkins, Tony Young, Shaleecia Daye and Deborah Daye; a host of cousins including Mojanika Daye, Jakiyah Jones, Jabari Daye, Reniya Powell, Maison Daye, Keimaury Roseboro, Savannah Young, Ziyonnah Young, Tony Young, Kiyan Roseboro and Des’Miya Savoy; a host of other relatives and friends.

Celebration of Life Services will be conducted Thursday, April 15, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. Calvary Chapel Lake Norman110 Moose Club Road, Statesville. Pastor Carl Ubinas will officiate and Pastor Glenn J. Usry will eulogize. Burial will follow in the Belmont Cemetery.

Visit the Book of Memories for Desmond at Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home is serving the family of Desmond Jaleel Hayes.

…that we through the patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope, (Romans 15) God has given us our church family, neighbors and dear friends, to help us as we go forward. God’s Word has been manifested through your many expressions of sympathy and support; we praise God from whom all blessings flow. Special thanks to Missy Daye Summers and Chanelle Foster. Thank you for honoring the memory of our beloved Desmond and for remembering us during his passing. In our risen Lord, we have peace that passes all understanding. The Family

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  • Interment

    Thursday, April 15th, 2021 | 2:00pm
    Thursday, April 15th, 2021 2:00pm
    Belmont Cemetery
    Address Not Available
    Statesville,, NC 28677
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Anna Dupree

Posted at 03:03pm
I am so sorry for your loss. He was a handsome little fellow. May God of tender mercies and all comfort soothe your hearts and ease your pain as you go through this grievous time. My prayers are with you.

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