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David James "Jim" Hayes

August 29, 1946 — December 8, 2020

David James “Jim” Hayes, of Niles, Ohio, passed away in his sleep on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, while a patient in the Continuing Healthcare of Niles, following an extended illness. He was 74.

Jim was born August 29, 1946, in Youngstown, Ohio, a son to Edward H. & Margaret E. (Sitler) Hayes.

He was a 1964 graduate of Austintown Fitch High School, and had furthered his education by attending ETI Technical Institute, Youngstown.

He retired from the former Lordstown Plant of General Motors, where he had dedicated 14 years of service to the company.

In his spare time, Jim loved golfing. He was also a member of the Wickliffe Presbyterian Church.

He is survived by: his sons, James Edward Hayes, of Houston, Texas; his step-son, David Alberti, of Calgary, Canada, and David James Sunday, of Houston, Texas; his 8 grandchildren and great ones too; and his brother, William “Bill’ Hayes & his wife Sharon, of Girard, Ohio; as well as his extended family and friends.

Preceding him in death are his parents; wife, Carol Sue (Tresnowsky) Hayes, whom he married in 1977, she died in 2012; and brother, Edward W, Hayes.

In accordance with his wishes, no services or calling hours will be scheduled.

Expressions of sympathy may be left for his family at

Coordination of this tribute for Jim was presented by Daniel Briceland, Owner & Director of Briceland Funeral Service, LLC, 379 State Route 7, SE, Brookfield, Ohio 44403. (330-509-3135)

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