WO1 Jeffrey "Jeff" L. Hayes was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 06/14/2010 at the age of 61.4
Minneapolis, MN
Flight Class 70-33
Date of Birth 01/06/1949
Served in the U.S. Army
This information was provided by SSN search Sep 2010

More detail on this person: Hayes, Jeffrey Lee Age 61, of Plymouth. Passed away June 14, 2010. Survived by children, Nicole Hayes and Tyler Hayes; mother, Lois Hayes; fiancee, Lynne Sonterre; sister, Pam (Ray) Hill. Preceded in death by father, George Hayes and brothers, Bill and Tom Hayes. Veteran of U.S. Army in Vietnam. Member of the Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Assn. Friends may call 5-8 PM Weds. at Gearty-Delmore Plymouth Chapel, 15800 37th Ave N. @ Vicksburg Lane. I am sorry to hear of Jeff's passing. He was a personal friend in Vietnam and a fine Cobra pilot who fought bravely serving his country. I am proud to have known him and served with him in D Troop 3rd Squadron 5th Cavalry at Quang Tri Vietnam in 1971. Posted by: John Hiemstra - Sherwood, OR - fellow soldier Jul 06, 2014 How do I say goodbye to a brother? I had the honor and privilage to fly combat with Jeff,many times.His skills as a snake driver were superior to most others,and he saved me more times then I can count.We lived not far from each other when we came back to the world,in Ft.Lauderdale.Those were good years too.He and Linda,and My wife and I were the best of friends.I knew George,Lois,and Bill and Tom.Tom,Jeff and I would play handball whenever we got the chance.Those were fun days.I guess I'm still in shock that Jeff is gone now.I have pictures of him from Vietnam,talking to us and smiling and laughing.Goodbye my dear friend and brother in arms.I hope to see you at Fiddlers Green when it's my turn to lift off one last time from the main active.You were always a hero to me bro... George Branigan August 27, 2013 | Central Point, OR

Burial information: Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN

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