Barry Linn Hays
August 28, 1954 – October 30, 2018
Barry Linn Hays of Hartselle, AL passed away on October 30th 2018. His visitation will be Thursday, November 1st from 6:00 pm until 8:00pm. A Celebration of Life Service will be at 11:00 am Friday at Roselawn Funeral Home with Pastor Brian Canutesen and Dewayne Woodall officiating. Barry will be laid to rest at Roselawn Cemetery. Barry Linn Hays is survived by his loving wife Rita Eubanks Hays of 19 years. His children Jamie(Eric) Cleveland, Kimberly(Jonathan) Hedden, and Shane(Kelly) Hays. Grandchildren Benjamin Hedden, Anya Cleveland, and Alora Cleveland. Sisters Burna(Mike) Orebaugh, and Beverly(Mark) Howse plus a host of nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by His father Hurshel Ronald Hays and his mother Winfred Lee Dye Hays. Born in Birmingham area, Graduate of Holly Pond High School, attended Bethany Bible College. Retired from Champion Paper Company/International Paper Company after 36 years. He is a Member of Family Baptist Church in Trinity. Pallbearers include J. Shane Hays, Jonathan Hedden, Mark Howse, Earl Murphy, Mike Orbaugh, Keith Sizemore. Memorial gifts may be made to Hospice of the Valley or to the Alzheimer’s Association. Roselawn Funeral Home is honored assisting the family. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.roselawnfhandcemetery.com for the Hays family.
- Visitation Thursday, November 1, 2018
- Celebration of Life Friday, November 2, 2018
Barry Linn Hays
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November 1, 2018
Barry was always very friendly and a very special person, he always spoke to you every Sunday morning, if he didn’t remember your name he would always say how are you sweetheart., to all the women, shake your hand or give you a big hug. Barry and Rita were very wonderful people very Godly. Prayers goes out to the family.
October 31, 2018
Have so many fond memories working with Barry at Champion , a very good friend to all , so sad to hear Barry has Passed away. So Long my Friend and God bless , My thoughts and prayers for you Mrs. Hays , the children and grandchildren . James Bevis
October 30, 2018
So sorry to hear about Barry I have been thinking alot about him lately wondering how he was. I worked with Barry at Courtland we hired in about the same time and we worked together for 25 years. He will be missed will be praying for his family.