Artist Ivey Hayes dead at 64
WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Local artist Ivey Hayes has died. He was 64.
Hayes’s brother Phillips says the man known for his paintings of vibrant colors and southern life died this morning at New Hanover Regional Medical Center. Phillip says Ivey, who for years had suffered from rheumatoid arthritis that had mangled his hands, had gone into the hospital August 28 and had been in critical condition since as he battled a host of complications.
Phillip Hayes says the family is working on funeral arrangements.
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