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Isaac Hayes Funeral Memorial Service
Tribute to Isaac Hayes Funeral Memorial
A funeral memorial service in tribute to singer Isaac Hayes, otherwise known to countless South Park fans as Chef, was held on Monday, August 18, 2008. Over 3,000 friends and fans attended. A private service, attended by Denzel Washington, Wesley Snipes and Tom Cruise took place on Sunday.
Hayes had been taking medication for high blood pressure and his family physician advised that Hayes died of a stroke August 10, 2008.
Hayes is survived by his fourth wife Adjowa, his 2 year old son Nana Kwadjo Hayes along with 11 children, 14 grandchildren and 3 great grand children.
Isaac Hayes Funeral
August 18, 2008
Hope Presbyterian Church
8500 Walnut Grove Road
Isaac Hayes Strange Funerals
Two Funerals and a Musical Send-Off
A private Scientology funeral service was held Sunday for Isaac Hayes, a service attended by many Scientology practicing celebrities. Then a more public tribute what many believed to be Hayes actual funeral was held Monday. This funeral service was attended by friends, family and musicians who travelled across the country to pay tribute to Isaac Hayes and also included many celebrities and Scientologists.
Hayes impromptu musical tribute as reported by Roger Friedman of Fox News took place at the Executive Inn at the Airport which featured many stellar Stax musicians who had played with Isaac Hayes. "It was a glorious, proper ending to a wild day, proving Memphis R&B lives on no matter what."
Isaac Hayes Theme From Shaft - Academy & Grammy Award Winner
Isaac Hayes will be forever remembered by the iconic theme song from "Shaft". As you scroll through the headlines, click on the theme song to accompany your remembrances of this Memphis Stax legend that has influenced many hip hope, rap, soul, r & b, pop and rock generations to come.