Edwin Keith Hays, 66, of Murray, died Sunday, June 3, 2012 at his residence.
Born July 16 1945, Mr. Hays began a 45 year human resources career that began at Fisher Price and ended at Fleetwood Mobile Homes in Draffenville. He was currently working at Taylor Bus Sales.
He was involved in his community by being elected as a city council member and by serving as the chair of both the Parks Board and the Mental Health Board. Additionally he served as an elder at the University Church of Christ where he was also the director of the Saints Alive Ministry.
He is survived by his wife, Mary Beth Bazzell Hays of Murray, two children, Vonnie Adams and husband, Eddie of Kirksey and Chris Hays and wife, Lacosta of Murray; mothe Ann Barber Hays of Murray; a brother, Jim Hays and wife, Jan of Murray; three sisters, Nancy Redden, husband Ric of Versailles, KY, Shirley Hughes of Murray, Mary Beth Burkeen and husband Gary of Reynoldsburg, OH; two grandchildren, Jesse Adams and Jansyn Hayes; two brothers-in-law, Bobby Bazzell and wife, Liz, Charley Bazzell and wife, Dana, and sister-in-law Nancy Lovett and husband Ted all of Murray and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Hays was preceded in death by his father, Curtis Hays.
A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at the Heritage Family Funeral Home. Interment will follow at the Tucker Family Cemetery.
The family will receive visitors between the hours of 5:00 and 8:00 PM on Tuesday at the Heritage Family Funeral Home.
Attendants will be Bobby Bazzell, Charley Bazzell, Jim Hays, Gary Burkeen, Ric Redden, Ted Lovett, Nathan Bazzell, and Stephen Lovett.
Honorary attendants will be Dave and Sally Foley, Barbara and Gene Catterton, Richard and Sue Smith, Tommy and Geniese Reid, Jerry and Melisa Stark, Jim and Linda Feltner, Paul and Virginia Randolph, Dan Bazzell and David Smith.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contribuitions to: Saints Alive Ministries at University Church of Christ, 801 N 12th Street, Murray, KY 42071.
Condolences available online at: imesmiller.com