List of Pittsburgh Steelers starting quarterbacks. view all Lester Hayes's Timeline. 1921 June 23, 1921. I was struggling and was home from Atlanta. Thoughts and prayers to your family. He is preceded in death by his son E. Steven Hayes. He became a good friend as we traversed our way through high school and into college. 10 Chris Bahr | Often - particularly as I have aged - it seems that the whole world operates at a different speed and we just melt into time. 77 Joe Campbell | I will never forget the smile that Lester had. We met unexpectedly at HG Hills grocery, which, in itself was a mystery because my family rarely shopped at HG Hills. He always had a smile on his face when I saw him. 63 Gene Upshaw | I knew Clete from working at UNCW. !I believe this is he. Hayes was converted to cornerback after being drafted by the Raiders in 1977. After serving as postmaster in Notasulga for 37 years, Armstead retired from the US Postal Service, and he and Shirley moved to Auburn, where he remained until his death. 10 Chris Bahr | 36 Mike Davis | It really made our day. My sympathies go out to his beautiful mother Francis and to Dwayne. Willie Brown | , 101 Awards AFC Defensive Player of the Year, Professional Football Researchers Association, "Today in Aggie History: Football great Lester Hayes was born", "Lester Hayes picks off defensive player award", "Before Revis and Cromartie there was Haynes and Hayes", "History of the NFL in 95 Objects: Stickum", "Notorious image sticks with these Raiders", Associated Press NFL Defensive Player of the Year Award, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Lester_Hayes&oldid=982575989, African-American players of American football, NFL player missing current team parameter, Infobox NFL biography articles with old NFL.com URL, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 9 October 2020, at 00:40. I'm sorry for his passing, unfortunate that I didn't see him more often, and want to share my condolences to his loved ones. In 1980, Hayes led the NFL with 13 interceptions, tied for second most with Dan Sandifer, who had set it in 1948, and behind Dick "Night Train" Lane with 14 in 1952, and was named AP Defensive Player of the Year and the NEA Defensive Player of the Year. 85 Bob Chandler | Lester Hayes in U.S. Social Security Death Index (SSDI) view all Immediate Family. All my interactions over many years were professional and courteous. Birth of Lester. Gifted with intelligence and a wonderful personality, he made many people happy during his time on the earth. Clete was in town from California and was grieving the loss of his brother. 77 Lyle Alzado |
Armstead Lester Hayes, beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, left his earthly home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 1, 2020, at the age of 91. Lester Engleman Hayes in California Deaths, 1940 - 1997 . I'm sorry for his passing, unfortunate that I didn't see him more often, and want to share my condolences to his loved ones.
Clete was my work neighbor.
16 Jim Plunkett (MVP) | He had a distinct stance, crouching very low when facing the opposing wide receiver. 31 Derrick Jensen | He will be missed. After that we corresponded for a while and I always looked forward to Clete's beautifully handwritten letters. We were in school together in Memphis together! Of course Clete had many, many friends, and we all had a lot of fun in those days, especially if he were among us. We will miss him. Charlie Sumner | He was also my freshman year roommate at Memphis State. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat.
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71 Lindsey Mason | A man of deep convictions and a strong faith, Armstead was a living example of the Auburn Creed and its ideals.
Though I didn't know anyone, it was friendly and fun.  He was also known for using Stickum before it was banned in 1981 in a rule bearing his name. !I believe this is he. 71 Bill Pickel | In 2012, the Professional Football Researchers Association named Hayes to the PRFA Hall of Very Good Class of 2012 , Hayes was introduced to Stickum, an adhesive substance used by players to improve their grip, in his 1977 rookie season by Hall of Fame wide receiver and fellow teammate Fred Biletnikoff.  His best performance was probably in Super Bowl XVIII. Hayes and Haynes gave the Raiders the luxury of having two shutdown corners. LESTER HAYES - people search, genealogy, find deceased relatives and locate ancestors: Name SSN Date of birth Date of death Lived State Zip Code (Last Residence) Zip Code (Lump Tax payment) LESTER HAYES: 494-01-3804: January 24, 1903: September 1, 1954: 51 years : LESTER HAYES… Earl Leggett | 22 Mike Haynes | Afterward, Clete introduced himself and showed genuine warmth and care. I was struggling and was home from Atlanta. His best performance was probably in Super Bowl XVIII.
Tom Walsh | During his junior and senior years he settled in as a safety and became an All-American for his play at safety.. 30 Mark van Eeghen | OBITUARY Lester Cletis Hayes Jr. July 27, 1950 – August 2, 2020 Lester Cletis Hayes was born on July 27, 1950 and passed away on August 2, 2020 and is under the care of Coble Funeral and Cremation Service at Greenlawn Memorial Park. Lester Hayes (born January 22, 1955) is a former professional American football player for the Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders of the National Football League. 2018-11-03T14:02:15.000Z. wife. He always told me a joke or passed along some great life long advice.
Through his army commitment, he was transferred to Fort Knox, Kentucky. It really made our day. I extend my sympathy to his family. 8 Ray Guy | 37 Lester Hayes |
During our staff meetings, after business was taken care of we would all try to get a story out of him because we all new it would make us laugh. Hayes was commonly referred to as "the Judge" and also as "Lester the Molester" because of his Bump and run coverage. If I remember correctly, we were in gym class playing basketball. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Management from Auburn University, where he served in the Army ROTC program. receive updates when new memories are posted, Such a great guy!! My heart aches for the loss of a wonderful friend. With over 2,000 locations, Dignity Memorial providers proudly serve over 375,000 families a year. Lester Hayes (born January 22, 1955) is a former professional American football player for the Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders of the National Football League.. Hayes was commonly referred to as "the Judge" and also as "Lester the Molester" because of his Bump and run coverage. Sincerely, Ann and Bill. 66 Steve Sylvester | Born and raised in Notasulga, Alabama, Armstead graduated from Macon County High School in 1946. One Super Bowl ring glistens on his left hand, another on his right. He was known as one of the greatest shutdown cornerbacks in NFL history. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. 33 Kenny King | 75 Howie Long | You may leave a message for the family by clicking here. Sad news to learn of Clete's passing. He wears a silver-and-black Raiders sweater. Dorothy E. Hayes.
57 Randy McClanahan | 37 Lester Hayes | 21 Cliff Branch | I met Clete on my first day at a new high school in a new city. 11 David Humm | My sympathies go out to his beautiful mother Francis and to Dwayne. 79 Bruce Davis | He had only one tackle, but that was because he so effectively covered Charlie Brown and Art Monk that Joe Theismann hardly threw to the left side of the field. Clete was a good friend from Jr. and Sr. high school. 61 Dave Stalls | 31 Derrick Jensen | Such a wonderful gift! 33 Kenny King |
70 Henry Lawrence |  During his last four seasons, he formed a partnership with Mike Haynes that has been considered one of the best in league history. We were in school together in Memphis together! Clete, our only male employee , showed up with a Santa hat. The last time I saw Clete was after my son, Justin, was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. He is also survived by his daughter Debbie Hayes (Kelley) Mossburg of Santa Rosa Beach, FL; son Les (Jennifer) Hayes of Auburn, AL; grandchildren Kel Mossburg of Eastaboga, AL; Landon (Danielle) Mossburg of Stockholm, Sweden; Stead (Martha) Hayes of Birmingham, AL; Wylie Hayes of Montgomery, AL; Will Hayes of Atlanta, GA; and great-grandchildren Chase, Charlotte and Aria Mossburg. Steve Ortmayer | Explore our different Lester Hayes newspaper archives with our millions of genealogy records from 1607-2020 which may include photos & birth, marriage or death records. Armstead had a deep love and passion for Auburn University Athletics, particularly men’s basketball. My prayers to friends and family. Ray Willsey, 6 Marc Wilson | Much love to my dear friend. For me, he always purposed to find enjoyment in the clutter of the day with an understated sense of humor and clarity. 93 Greg Townsend I am so sorry to hear about his passing. He always told me a joke or passed along some great life long advice. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Management from Auburn University, […] So very sorry for your loss. He was dependable, smart, a team player and willing to help solve problems as they arose. Our offices were side by side. 38 Chester Willis | More importantly, he loved the Lord and his Auburn UMC church family. 44 Burgess Owens | view all Lester Hayes's Timeline. Articles with dead external links from June 2009, Articles with invalid date parameter in template, http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/article/magazine/MAG1124839/2/index.htm, http://www.raidersonline.org/lester-hayes.php, Professional Football Researchers Association, https://americanfootballdatabase.fandom.com/wiki/Lester_Hayes?oldid=85433, 5× Second-team All-Pro selection (1979, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984), Raiders single season leader in interceptions with 13. 46 Todd Christensen |
Bob Mischak | https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/wilmington-nc/lester-hayes-9294409, © 2020 SCI SHARED RESOURCES, LLC. He first played defensive end as a freshman and then linebacker and safety as a sophomore. May he rest easy.
Lester C. Hayes, born February 13, 1922, age 96, passed away peacefully with his family on June 15, 2018.
My condolences to Dwayne, his family and friends. Armstead and Shirley were long time members of Auburn United Methodist Church, where he served on the administrative board and was the president of the Joel McDavid Sunday School Class. 42 Monte Jackson | son. Elsie Bauerle. I am blessed to have been his amigo and shall always remember him with fondness and a smile. Coble Funeral and Cremation Service at Greenlawn Memorial Park. receive updates when new memories are posted, Such a great guy!! 88 Raymond Chester | 56 Jeff Barnes |
35 Dwayne O'Steen | Much love to my dear friend. Hayes was converted to cornerback after being chosen by the Raiders in the fifth round of the 1977 draft.