George Byron Hayes, 59, of 704 Fillmore St., died yesterday afternoon at his home. He was born in Neceedah, Wisc., on Aug. 29, 1904. He had been a resident of California for 52 years and of the West Side since 1919. He was a retired employee of the Honolulu Oil CO. Mr. Hayes is survived by his widow, Ethel, of Taft; two brothers, Raymond Hayes of Porterville and Davis Hayes of Taft; two sisters, Mrs. Frances Caetano and Mrs. Carol Rice, both of Porterville, and other relatives. Mr. Hayes was a member of Masonic Lodge No. 114 of Pagosa Springs, Colo. Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of the Erickson and Brown Funeral Home under the direction of Midway Lodge, No. 426, F&AM, and the Rev. Glenn Miller of the First Baptist Church. Interment will be in the West Side District Cemetery.