Audie Hayes is a life long resident of Caroline County, Virginia. He retired after a thirty year career with Safeway. Extremely active in his community, he serves as a Deacon at Carmel Baptist Church and is a lifetime member and volunteer with the Ladysmith Rescue Squad. He is a founding member and Trustee of the Caroline County Agricultural Fair and spends countless hours volunteering year round with Fair events and activities. He and his wife Marcia have two sons and three grandchildren. Following her passing, Audie married Fonville Day.