Khayo was born on the 20 February 1954 at EZimangweni in an area called ENkanyezini off the district EMkhambathini.
He attended school at ENkanyezini B.C. School and obtained his higher education at Mpolweni Secondary School. He started working in 1974 at Gedore Tools in Pinetown. He was an active football player and played for T.V.B. after which he joined Clermont Football Club.
He was an active member of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA). After 27years of service at Gedore Tools, he joined PSA where, as a Director, he became involved in various public participation projects and later played a key role in setting up and maintaining an ABE supplier database for Afrisun for the construction of the Sibaya Casino Development. He also trained Free To Grow training programmes for PSA including Lifeskills, Money Sense and Living Positively. He recently became a shareholder in Free To Grow.
He passed on, on the 15 February 2007 at McCords Hospital after a short period of illness. He leaves behind his three brothers, two sisters, his wife, six children and five grandchildren.
Khayo was always ready with a broad and infectious smile. His gentle ways could lift anyone’s spirits. His presence in our office will be sorely missed.
Rest in peace Madlala, Sishi, Sidloseni, Hlokohloko.