Clesson Hayes, Jr.
Clesson Hayes Jr. Rites
FORESTDALE — The graveside committal service and burial, with military honors, for Clesson “Teddy” Hayes Jr., 75, who died Dec. 26, 2013, was held Monday, June 2, 2014, at Forestdale Cemetery.
The Rev. Margo Fletcher, rector of St. Thomas and Grace Episcopal churches officiated.
Violinist was Kevin Daly, and George Galvin was the soloist.
Military honors were accorded by members of Brandon American Legion Post #55, led by Sergeant at Arms Robert Gearwar.
Chaplain Bert Reynolds delivered a Legionnaire’s Service.
Paul Scott sounded taps.
Members of Vermont Army National Guard performed the flag ceremony. The American flag was presented to the widow.
Following the service the family received friends at Grace Episcopal Church fellowship hall for a time of remembrance.
Arrangements were under the direction of Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.