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Ronald "Ron" Hayes
August 2, 1973 ~ August 15, 2023 (age 50) 50 Years Old
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Ronald "Ron" Hayes, 50, of Ottawa, passed away Tuesday, August 15, 2023 at OSF St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Ottawa after a courageous battle with cancer.
A gathering of friends and family will be held on Saturday, August 19, from 11:00am until 2:00pm at Ottawa Funeral Home. Cremation rites have been entrusted to Ottawa Funeral Home.
Ron was born August 2, 1973, in Ottawa, IL, to Roberta Gage. He married Allison Craig on June 30, 2007 in Ottawa, IL.
Ron loved to fish, shoot pool, mushroom hunt, and garden. He tried to spend as much time as he could at his camper at Fish 'N Fun. He never missed an opportunity to spend time with his kids; whom he loved unconditionally. He also loved his puppy babies, Nova and Bruno.
He is survived by his wife, Allison Hayes; his children, Cicelie, Braden, Andrew, and Ella Hayes; his granddaughter that is due in October; his siblings, Janet (Jim) Gordon of North Carolina, Timothy (Shannon) Thompson of Tennessee, Bradley (Susan) Thompson of Tennessee, and Danny (Mary) Thompson of Tennessee; his father and mother in law, Bill and Graceanne Craig; his brothers in law, Will Craig of Tennessee, Mike (Ani) Craig of Texas, and Kirk Mawhorter of Arizona; as well as lots of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Roberta Rooks; his step father, Bobby Rooks; his brother in infancy, Jeremy Thompson; and his brothers, Mike and Amnel Thompson.