Perry Hays, 85, of Colorado Springs, Colorado died March 21st. He was born in Arnoldsburg, son of the late E. L. and Agnes Meadows Hays. He taught school for several years, retired from B. F. Goodrich in Elyria, Ohio. He was a devout Christian and a member of the United Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife Dorothy, and daughter Kathy Brown of Colorado Springs; sons, Brian of Chicago and Steve of McKenny, Texas; sister, Betty Keller of Ft. Myers, Florida; brothers Sam of Roanoke, Virginia and Richard of Paris, Tennessee.

He is survived by brother-in-law Rue Powell of Arnoldsburg.

He was preceded in death by sisters Mary and Louise; brothers George and Edwin.

Funeral arrangements are at the Mount View Mortuary in Colorado Springs this Friday.