Richard Warren Hays, 84, of Marietta

Richard Warren Hays, 84, of Marietta, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at the Marietta Memorial Hospital after a brief illness.

He was born on November 3, 1934 in Arnoldsburg, West Virginia a son of the late Lorentz and Agnes Meadows Hays. He was a Veteran and a Pharmacist.

Richard is survived by his wife Wanda Defrance Hays; two daughters, Lori Welch of Seminole, Florida and Debra Keelen of Lexington, Kentucky and four grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by seven siblings.

His body was cremated with burial of the ashes at the Hays/Haymaker Cemetery at a later date. TAYLOR-VANDALE FUNERAL HOME in Spencer, West Virginia is in charge of the arrangements.