Clifford White Hayes, 90, of Calallen, Texas, passed away on July 21, 2022. He was born in Bowie, Texas on July 2, 1932, to Tom and Vida Hayes.
He graduated from Bloomington High School and continued his education and received a degree in agriculture and accounting from Texas A&M University Kingsville and St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas. He found the love of his life and married Dana Gibson Hayes on November 24, 1955.
Clifford had a career in banking and civil law for Frost National Bank and a private practice. He was also a member of Odem United Methodist Church and had a passion for mechanics, science and was always on a quest for knowledge and learning.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Tom and Vida Hayes and his son, Bryan Clifford Hayes.
Clifford is survived by his wife, Dana Hayes; children, Bryn Jones (Tam), Jeff Hayes (Teri), Scott Hayes (Sherri), Kyna Batterson (Dan), and Clay Hayes (Johnna); grandchildren, Alyssa Jones, Brooke Jones, Corinne Jones, Jacob Hayes, Katelyn Driver, Taylor O’Dell, Jordan Pendergrass, Crystah Draper, Laurel Hayes, Cayley Hayes, Chloe Hayes, Hayes Batterson, Thomas Batterson, Charles Batterson, Bradley Batterson, Asa Hayes, Crockett Hayes, Alexandra Hayes, and two great-grandchildren, Maycie Draper and Morgan Draper.
The graveside service will be held at 11:00AM, July 28, 2022 at Crescent Valley Cemetery located at 6701 Farm to Market Rd. 404, in Victoria, Texas 77905.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Odem FUMC in Odem, Texas.