Dahu Unique Hayes
Dahu Unique Hayes, 31, a lifelong Rockaway resident, died October 8.
Hayes was born in Far Rockaway on September 25, 1979.
Hayes was preceded in death by his grandmothers, Rebecca Hayes and Thelma Jones; uncles, Runic Hayes, Dahu Hayes and Christopher Hayes.
He is survived by his son, Zion Mincer Hayes; grandfather, William Jones, parents, Willette Hayes, surrogate mother Wanda Drew and his father, Thomas Hayes; brothers, Sharmar Hayes and James Drew; sisters, Quenaria Hayes, Shaniya Hayes and Yanisha Elliott; seven aunts, five uncles, godparents Terry Butler Shivers and Gary Hillard; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other family members and friends.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. A memorial service was held at First Baptist Church, Far Rockaway. Interment took place at Pinelawn Cemetery, Farmingdale, New York.