Terry Lee Hays passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at St. Anthony Hospital in Effingham, IL. He was a loving father and husband. He was preceded in death by his mother Fern Gallegos of Edgewood, married to Jose Gallegos, his father Donald Hays of Missouri, married to Sandy Hays and his mother Fern Gallegos of Edgewood, married to Jose Gallegos,his brother Alan Loy of Edgewood, and his brother Donald Hays, Jr. of Missouri. He left behind his wife Fern (Yingst) Hays, daughter Stephanie Glynn and two sons, Micheal and Terry Scott. He also had 10 granddaughters and 2 grandsons that were his heart. He had three surviving brothers Ronnie Loy, James Murray, and Keith Hays: and one sister Grace Colby.
Following his wishes of continuing to help educate our next generation, his body was sent to the Forensic Science Department at SIU.
There will be a memorial service for family and close friends at the America Legion in Edgewood, IL.
Published on September 21, 2017