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Davis Cemetery

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Visitation at Funeral Home

Seaver-Brown Chapel
Thursday October 26th, 2017
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Graveside Service

Davis Cemetery
Friday October 27th, 2017

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Christopher Brian Hayden, Sr.


Christopher Brian Hayden, Sr., age 45, died on Monday, October 23, 2017. at Carrington Place of Wytheville.

Chris was a wonderful son, father, and friend. He loved his family, and his country and would proudly defend each of them. He was a living, breathing U.S. Marine. Chris enjoyed his work at Gatorade, and his collection of guns. Chris never took up much space, but his passing will leave a huge space in the hearts and lives of his family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Hurley and Geneva Davis, and Roby and Vergie Hayden; aunts, Minnie Griffey, Mable Surber, Martha Lou Rutherford, Rosa Griffey, and Molly Mae Terry; and uncle, Marvin Ray Hayden.

Chris is survived by his parents, Charles and Nancy Davis Hayden of Marion, Va.; children, Christopher Brian Hayden, Jr., Connor Wayne Hayden, and Kyrie Jeanette Hayden; ex-wife, Becky Hayden, all of Tazewell, Va.; sister, Judy Lynn Douglas; brother, Thomas Ross and wife, Kim, all of Marion, Va.; aunts, Barbara Powell and husband, Ronnie, Margaret Olinger, Mandy Shelton, Mary Sue Harris, Darcus Harris and husband, Graham, and Pearl Cox; uncles, Thomas Hayden and wife, Margaret, Roby G. Hayden and wife, Doris, and Hurley Davis and wife, Brenda; nieces, Ashley Douglas and Lacey Ross; nephew, Tylar Ross; and several cousins.

Graveside services will be held on Friday, October 27, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Davis Cemetery, Mill Creek Road, Chilhowie, Va. with the Reverend Michael Hopkins officiating and Military Rites Conducted by the U.S. Marine Corps and Francis Marion VFW Post #4667. The family will receive friends Thursday, October 26, 2017, from 5 until 7 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family at www.seaverbrown.com. Seaver-Brown Funeral Service and Crematory is honored to serve the family of Christopher Brian Hayden, Sr.

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My sympathy and prayers.

Helen Heffinger Oct 28 2017 12:00 AM

Sorry for your loss. Sending prayers for all the family.

Belinda Sage Armstrong Oct 27 2017 12:00 AM

Melinda Sheets Oct 26 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Christopher Hayden, Sr.

Melinda Sheets Oct 26 2017 12:00 AM

I offer my condolences to the family and friends. Chris was a life long friend of mine and to hear of his passing saddens me. I will have you in my prayers and may God be with you in your time off loss.

Melinda Sheets Oct 26 2017 12:00 AM

My deepest condolences for all of Chris's family. I was so shocked and saddened to hear of Chris's passing. He will be missed by many. You don't have to be told what a great person Chris was or how caring he was. We knew each other practically our whole lives and being friends for as long. Going through school together we had lots of laughs and good times. I have so many great memories that will be treasured. I will always remember Chris fondly and with a smile. I admired him for his love and dedication to our country. He always put forth 200% so I know he was a great Marine. Thank you Chris, for serving and protecting!! Judy, you and your parents and Chris's children will be in my thoughts and prayers. Just try to remember the good times and happier days and he will always be there by your side.

Melissa Norman Barker Oct 26 2017 12:00 AM

Our sincere condolence to Chris's family.

Peggy Fullen Montgomery Oct 26 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Christopher Hayden, Sr.

Peggy Fullen Montgomery Oct 26 2017 12:00 AM

Nancy, So sorry to hear of your loss....With deepest sympathy and prayers. Gioia Class of '65

Gioia Henderlite Halsey Oct 25 2017 12:00 AM

Im so sorry prayers to all .

Heather shelton haywood Oct 25 2017 12:00 AM

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