Ivan Leroy Hays

April 14, 1939 ~ May 7, 2020 (age 81)


On Thursday May 7, 2020, Ivan Leroy Hays (Pop),  beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather, and friend passed away suddenly. 

He is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, JoAnn Hays; brothers, Jim Hays, Walter (Carol) Hays; sisters, Dorris Farrar, Eileen (Gary) Glissman; daughters, Linda Hays, Kim (Danny) Abbott, Denise (Norvel) Lane, Kelly (Dave) Fritz; son, Paul Hays; many grandchildren, great grandchildren, and friends. 

He touched the hearts of so many and will be greatly missed. 

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Private Services

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