John “Jack” Gold Hays, 88, of Butler, PA, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2020 at Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center in Butler, PA.
He was born October 4, 1931 in Prospect, PA, the son of the late Dean Hays and Dorothy (Hepler) Hays.
Jack had attended Community Alliance Church. He was a veteran of the US Army and had worked as a welder at Pullman Standard. He was a member of American Legion #117 and VFW Post #249.
Surviving are 4 daughters, Pamela (Rick) Miller, Lori (Kenneth) Meredith, Loretta (Randy) Bachman, and Robin (Rick) Bargo, all of Butler, PA, son, Ronald (Debb) Maire of IN, 13 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, sister, Sally (Rex) Gates of Butler and a brother, Billy (Dolly) Hays of Prospect, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Bertha (Porter) Hays, and a brother, James Hays.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Contributions may be made to the VA Community Living Center-Hospice Program, 325 New Castle Rd., Butler PA 16001.