Terry Hayes, 73 Obituary – The Herald-Mail
Terry L. Hayes, 73, of Smithsburg, MD, died Thursday, November 5, 2020 at Tidal Health Hospital in Salisbury, MD.
Born October 17, 1947 in Hagerstown, MD, he was the son of the late Theodore and Julia (Jacques) Hayes.
He graduated from Smithsburg High School, Class of 1967, and attended Radio Electronics Training School in Baltimore, Maryland.
Terry lived most of his life in Smithsburg, until October 2019 when he resided at the Williamsport Retirement Village in Williamsport, MD, and then moved to the Somerset community service facility near Salisbury.
He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church of Smithsburg, the Smithsburg Historical Society, and the Puppeteers of America.
Terry was an avid puppeteer and folk artist. He participated in parades and local festivals throughout his adult life.
He was employed by Theater Effects in Hagerstown for 14 years.
Terry is survived by one sister, Nancy Roisum of Salisbury; and many cousins.
His wish was to donate his body to science.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, November 22, 2020 at 3 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Smithsburg, with Pastor Virgil Cain as officiant.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in memory of Terry Hayes at Puppeteers of America, 310 E. 38th St., Suite 127, Minneapolis, MN 55409 or at Trinity Lutheran Church, PO Box 217, Smithsburg, MD 21783 .
Online condolences can be offered to family at www.jldavisfh.com.
Posted on November 15, 2020