OBITUARY

Pearl "P.J." Haynes Jr.

December 18, 1956September 21, 2022
Obituary of Pearl "P.J." Haynes Jr.
P.J. (Pearl) Haynes, Jr., age 65, owner and operator of P.J.'s Appliance and property manager, died Wednesday, September 21, 2022. He was born on December 18, 1956 in Wichita, Kansas the son of Pearl James Sr. and Kay (Jones) Haynes. P.J. graduated in 1975 from Goddard High School. After graduation he started work at Otasco for 20 years, working his way up to manager. In 1980 P.J. married Melinda "Mindy". He managed several other business and soon took over his father's business, P.J. Appliance and maintained his parents rental properties. P.J. had many hobbies including water skiing, boating, and spending time with family at Cheney Lake. On the calmest days he would take out the Jet Boat and race around the lake. He was a member of Odd Fellows Lodge 265, loved collecting valuables such as antiques, and motorcycles. He loved watching the boys jet ski races, but hated fixing the jet skis, which he had to do quite a bit. He also loved watching his grandkids participate in the sports and activities. His best days were spent with family. P.J. is preceded in death by his father, P.J. Haynes, Sr.; son, Corey James Haynes and daughter, Celena Kay Haynes. Survivors include his wife, Mindy Haynes; sons, Chad "Aron" and wife, Angie Haynes, Pearl James "Jake" Haynes IV; mother, Kay Haynes; grandchildren, Cooper Haynes, Morgan Haynes, Ashlyn Haynes, Caiden Haynes, Abby Haynes, Iliana Pearl Haynes; sister, Catherine Kay and husband, Mike Melcher; nephew, Jason and wife, Trish Loper. Celebration of Life service will be at 11:00 a.m. Friday, September 30 at Resthaven Mortuary, 11800 W. Highway 54, Wichita.

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Friday, September 30, 2022

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