Robert W. Hayes, 73, passed away Dec. 19, 2013. The family will receive friends Friday, March 7, 2014, from 11 a.m. to noon at Tri-Cities Funeral Home, Blountville. A celebration of life service will be held at noon on Friday in the funeral home chapel. A veterans appreciation service will be provided. Military graveside services will be held at Mountain Home Cemetery at 1 p.m.