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PFC Charles Virble Hays

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PFC Charles Virble Hays

  • Birth 25 Sep 1922
  • Death 3 Nov 2013
  • Burial Edom, Van Zandt County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 119783227

Pvt. Charles Hays, son of Mr. and Mrs. E.L. Hays, Ben Wheeler, attended Ben Wheeler and Van H.S. Entered the Marines in 1945, trained at Parris Island, S.C. and Camp Lejeune, N.C. and in San Diego, Cal. Served in Hawaii, Kwajelein, Guam, Philippines, Nagasaka. Awarded Sharpshooters Medal; served in five Theaters of War. Services for Charles V. Hays, 91, of Ben Wheeler, Texas, are scheduled for 10:00 am Tuesday November 5, 2013 at First Baptist Ben Wheeler with Rev. Jerry Hays officiating, under the direction of Eubank Funeral Home, Canton.
Burial will be in Edom Cemetery, Edom, Texas.
He passed away November 3, 2013 in Tyler, TX.
Mr. Hays was born September 25, 1922 in Ben Wheeler, TX, to Earnest Leabon and Susie Lea Jones Hays.
He was a member of First Baptist Church in Ben Wheeler. Charles Served in the US Marine Corps during WWII. He retired from Alton Box Board after 27 years and then became a vegetable farmer for the Tyler Farmer's Market. He was a deacon and a choir member for several years. Mr. Hays was preceded in death by his Son, Charles Michael Hays; Brother, Paul Hays; and 2 Sisters: Noma Malloy and Ruth Brewer.
Surviving are Wife of 67 years, Wanda Hays of Ben Wheeler, TX, 3 Sons: Jerry & Sue Hays of Farmers Branch, TX, Steve & Kathleen Hays of Farmers Branch, TX and Mark & Leslie Hays of Tyler, TX; Daughter-in-Law: Jackie Hays of Fort Worth; 11 Grandchildren, 25 Great-grandchildren, and Special Friends: Terry and Kay Kilburn.
Family will receive friends Monday 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the funeral home.




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  • Created by: Frank Everett
  • Added: 4 Nov 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 119783227
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PFC Charles Virble Hays (25 Sep 1922–3 Nov 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 119783227, citing Edom Cemetery, Edom, Van Zandt County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Frank Everett (contributor 2353053) .