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January 11, 2023

Burton Wellington Hayes of Kincardine, died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023, at the London Health Sciences Centre, with his family by his side, in his 91st year. Cherished husband of Judith (Hutchinson) Hayes. Beloved father of Steven (Shirley) Hayes of Kincardine, Kellvin (Ruth) Hayes of Cargill, and Emily (Steven) Ferris of Paisley. Burton will be greatly missed by his grandchildren, Miranda (Andrew), Keegan (Claire), Nathan (Leanne), Connor (Sarah), Tristan, Trent and Sarah; and five great-grandchildren. Dear brother of Alvery (Marjorie) of Lucknow; and brother-in-law of Lorna (Martin) Phelan of Ripley, Marion Hayes of Goderich and Alex Nivins of Nile. Adopted brother of Margaret Traxler and Nancy Brown. Also missed by many nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by his parents, Charlotte and William Hayes; and his siblings, Nathaniel, William, Earl, Charles, Agnes, Sam, James, George, Marie, Beatrice, Nellie, Nelson, Alice and Harold. Family will receive friends at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, Kincardine, Monday Jan. 16, 2023, from 6-8 p.m. The funeral will be held Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023, at 11 a.m., with Rev. Rob Hiscox officiating. Reception to follow at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 183, Kincardine, from 12-2 p.m. Spring interment, Kincardine Cemetery. Donations to Alexandra Marine and General Hospital - Goderich Dialysis Unit or the Lake Huron Fishing Club, would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. Portrait and memorial on-line at