Harold F. HaysNovember 21, 1938 ~ November 9, 2017 (age 78)
Harold F. Hays, 78, of Flintstone, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at his residence.
Mr. Hays was a lifelong resident of the High Point & Flintstone areas and a member of Oakwood Baptist Church in Chickamauga. Harold retired in the late 1990’s from Gulf Oil in Chattanooga with over twenty years of service and served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1956 – 1960. He coached little league baseball in Chattanooga Valley, was an avid bowler and Georgia Bulldogs fan and was a member of the Crawfish Springs Masonic Lodge #300 F&AM. His parents, Forest Hays, Sr., & Bessie Hays, brothers, Forest Hays, Jr., & Herbert Hays, and sister, Helen Hays, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Judy Hays; daughter and son-in-law, Becky & Richard Golden, Springfield, GA; sister-in-law, Mimi Hays, High Point, GA; several nieces & nephews; and his little buddy, Sampson.
Funeral services will be held Monday, November 13th at 1:00 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Pastors Jeff Lambert & Terry Burns officiating. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Harold & Brenda Lambert, Cecil & Mary Jo Brannon, John & Sue Ann Dunn, Leon & Jean Ellis, & Patsy Stoker. Interment will be in High Point Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be shared at lane-southcrestchapel.com.
The family will receive friends Sunday from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Monday from 12:00 noon until the service hour at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.