Carlos Hayward Piersaul, Sr., of Athens, passed away Monday, May 1, 2012 at Athens Regional Medical Center.

A native of Cleveland and resident of McMinn County for the past 7 years, he was a son of the late James A. Hayward Piersaul.and was of the Full Gospel faith.

Survivors include his wife of 1 year, Jessica Piersaul f Athens; Mother, Bernice Bailey of Athens; four sons, Carlos Hayward Piersaul, Jr., Kordell Cooper, Treaven Moses and Richard Evans all of Athens; four daughters, Lakeia Wells of Knoxville;
Kanessa Piersaul of Warren, MI , Shtonda of Athens, and Donna Lanier of Newaygo, MI; four brothers, Robert Bailey, Jr. and Fredrick Bailey both of Athens; Emmanuel Bailey of Decatur; and Richy Piersaul of Clayton, NC; two sisters, Deanna HItchcock of Chattanooga; Pamela Upton of Sweetwater; three step-brothers, Austin Morgan of Georgetown, TN; Doyle Benton  and Gary Benton both of Cleveland;
two step-sisters, Geneva Arnold of Chattanooga; and Carolyn Morgan  of Cleveland;
Several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 3:00pm Saturday in the chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with the Rev. Wayne Williams officiating.

The family will receive friends from one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.