James Floyd Hayes, age 70, of Clayton passed away Friday, January 2, 2015. Mr. Hayes was an United States Navy Veteran were he was a Golden Glove Boxer. He loved to fish, water ski, spending time with his family and friends. He was survived by his son Matthew James Hayes and Dovie Styles of Lula; daughters Della Sosebee and husband Doug of Gainesville, Tammy Wier of Gainesville and Brandy Fortner Elliott of Hoschton; brothers Jewell Hayes and wife Ann of Statham, Bobby Hayes and wife Joan of Oakwood, Johnny Hayes of Gainesville and Jimmy Hayes and wife Robin of Gainesville; sister Rev. Betty Hambrick and husband Terry of Braselton; grandchildren Holly, Dylan, Kyle, Chesley and Jesse; great grandchildson Landon. Funeral Services will be held 1:00 pm Thursday, January 8, 2015 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Dewayne Hayes and Rev. Betty Hambrick will be officiating. Interment to follow at the Hoschton City Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the funeral home. Funeral Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, http://www.lawsonfuneralhome.org, 706-654-0966.