Robert L. "Bob" Hayley

November 1, 1923February 7, 2014

Robert L. “Bob” Hayley, 90 of Louisville, passed away Friday Morning, February 7, 2014. He was an Army Veteran of World War II and was of the Baptist faith. Bob was preceded in death by his daughter, Jeannine Ditsler and former wives, Elizabeth and Billie Hayley. He is survived by his wife, Eula Mae Hayley, children, Stephen E. Merriam (Jessica), Dixie Hornstein (Bruce), Nanette Ditsler (Jerry), John Begley (Kay), Martin Begley (Camille), Julie Katzman (Tom), William Bassinger (Mel) and a son-in-law, Chuck Ditsler. Bob is also survived by fourteen grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren. A funeral service to celebrate Bob’s life will be conducted at 10am Tuesday, February 11, 2014 in the chapel of Arch L. Heady at Resthaven, 4400 Bardstown RD with interment to follow at Resthaven Memorial Park. Visitation will be held from 3-8 pm Monday, February 10, 2014 and after 9am the day of the service. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the First Baptist Church Middletown, 11721 Main St, Middletown, KY 40243 or the American Heart Association. Please visit us online at


  • Celebration of Bob's life Tuesday, February 11, 2014
  • Visitation Monday, February 10, 2014

Robert L. "Bob" Hayley

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February 13, 2014

I love you and miss you Bobby. I hope there is good fishing wherever you are.

February 9, 2014

Thank you for your service to our service. Rest in God's eternal peace. From a grateful American.

American Heart Association

February 9, 2014

May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.