It is with a very sad heart that I report the loss of another brother in our local ham radio community. We have had too many of these already this year! – de Patti kd0ael

RIP Dear One. You are already missed: 73 W0KPX/ W0TEH

Thomas “Tom” E. Hayes     tom hayes

Thomas “Tom” E. Hayes, 55, of Ozark, MO passed away on Thursday, November 21, 2013. He was born in Springfield, MO on October 7, 1958 to Eugene and Anna Grantham.

He was a Ham Radio Operator. Hobbies included fishing and motorcycles but most of all he loved spending time with his grandchildren.

Tom is preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife of 35 years Barbara Hayes; daughter Jennifer and her husband David E. Loveday III; 3 grandchildren Dawson, Kayden and Kali and a host of family and friends.

A gathering of friends and family will be held on Monday, November 25, 2013 from 1-2 p.m. in the Klingner-Cope Family Funeral Home at Rivermonte Chapel 4500 S. Lone Pine Ave. Springfield, MO and a memorial service to follow at 2 p.m. with brother Wayne Stanton and Gloria Stanton officiating. Burial will take place at a later date.

Online condolences may be made at www.klingner-rivermonte.com – See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/news-leader/obituary.aspx?n=thomas-e-hayes-tom&pid=168135277&fhid=13902#sthash.41ISzI1D.dpuf