Mount Vernon News
  • C. Paul Hays

  • April 5, 2011

MOUNT VERNON — C. Paul Hays, 60, of North Mulberry Street, Mount Vernon, passed away Monday, April 4, 2011, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Paul was born Aug. 27, 1950, in Mount Vernon to the late Herbert and Marie (Goosens) Hays. He worked 30 years as a loyal employee for the Rolls-Royce Co. and was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose and Local 90, both of Mount Vernon. Paul enjoyed camping and playing golf with family and friends.

He is survived by his loving wife, friend and partner of 23 years, Gretchen (Glockner) Hays; a son, Erick Hays of Columbus; a granddaughter, Lyndon Hays; two stepdaughters; and three stepgrandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends may call Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held Thursday at 1 p.m. in Friendship Cemetery. The Rev. Warren Outhwaite will be officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of C. Paul Hays.

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