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Elder John Hayes, a leader in Asheville’s Black community, dies

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    ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) — Elder John Hayes, a former Asheville NAACP president and WRES radio host, passed away Thursday, June 10, 2021, at his residence.

News 13 has spoken with Hayes several times as he represented the local Black community.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by Hart Funeral Service.

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