Forest Hayes, 92, of Florida passed away on July 26, 2017. He was born in Clay County, Indiana on April 12, 1925 to Alva and Clara (Morlan) Hayes. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Janetta (Stegner) Hayes, and by siblings Thelma Hawkins, Inex Robison, Edna Cornwell, Willard, Evelyn and Wilmer Hayes, Laveda Crieder, Annabelle Marlow and Myrna Mercer. Forest is survived by son Jerry Hayes of Cocoa, Fla., daughter Linda Mann of Taylors, SC, grandchildren Jessica Duncan, Tiffany Barchanowicz, Angela Anderson, David and Jonathan Mann, Heather Burns, 22 great grandchildren and by sister Carol (Hayes) Tyler of Indiana. Funeral services will be held on Monday, July 31, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at Wellman Funeral Home, Circleville with burial to follow in Forest Cemetery. Online condolences can be made to www.wellmanfuneralhomes.com.