Gastawn Hayes


Gastawn Alexander Hayes was born August 8, 1980 in Columbus, OH to Brenda Hayes and Gaston Payton. He entered heaven’s gates to be with our Lord and Savior on July 7, 2020.

Gastawn entered the military in 2020. He had worked at Harrop Industries until COVID-19 caused him to be laid off. He continued working doing home remodeling with his good friend, Ant.

Gastawn was a family man and loved being with his kids, Brielle, Cincere, Jalae, Braylyn, and Mylia. He loved the outdoors, swimming, going to the park, cooking out, really anything outdoors he liked doing.

Gastawn is preceded in death by his father, Gaston Payton; grandmothers, Gladys Hayes and Audrey Payton; and several cousins, aunts, and uncles.

Gastawn leaves to cherish his memory, mother, Brenda Hayes; children, Brielle, Cincere, Jalae, Braylyn, and Mylia; close friends, Ant, TB, and Brian; and host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends.

Private Services entrusted to MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH, 2500 Cleveland Ave.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Beverly Norris

    Brenda, our heart goes out to you and your Family, my Family and I are so sorry for your loss.

    Love, Beverly ,Lakesha and Family

  2. Courtney Preston Howard

    To the family,
    I’m sorry to hear about Gastawn. My prayers are with you all.

  3. To the family,
    I am so sorry for the loss of Gastawn. Remember the good times you had with him. May God bless you all and give you strength.

  4. Monica Payton

    God bless you cousin… will shine forever… Condolences to the family..and blessing to your children…..

  5. We would like to extend our condolences to the family. Continue to rely on God and know that he hears your prayers, because he cares for you. Thinking of you all.

  6. Patricia Duckworth

    The Brightside Academy Family would to extend our condolences and prayers. Earth knows no sorrow that Heaven can’t heal. Continue to seek strength from the Father above.

  7. Gastawn will always be missed and truly loved my bro I love you man and rest up your gone to soon I was looking for you and this is what I found my heart hurts

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