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Byron "Barney" Hays

May 3, 2021

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HAYS, Byron E. “Barney”

Age 79, of Brookville, passed away Monday, May 3, 2021 at Hospice of Dayton. He was born in LaPorte Indiana to the late Harold & Violet Hays. He is also preceded in death by a sister, Lois Hays. He retired from APEX Tool and he was a veteran of the USAF. Barney is survived by his wife of 35 years, Jeanie; brother, Dennis Hays (Llana Combs); nieces, Shannon & Britten. He loved animals, birds, reading, and anything with a loud motor! The family wishes to thank his cousin Barbara Petersen for her care and support and also to Hospice of Dayton for their care and comfort at his passing. A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held 6-8 pm Thu. May13 at the GILBERT-FELLERS FUNERAL HOME, 950 ALBERT ROAD, BROOKVILLE. E-mail condolences may be sent by going online to In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to Hospice of Dayton.  IMPORTANT: Masks are required for all guests attending.

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Celebration of Life Gathering
May 13, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Gilbert-Fellers Funeral Home
950 Albert Road
Brookville, OH 45309
Guaranteed delivery before the Celebration of Life Gathering begins


Hospice of Dayton
324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton OH 45420

Checks made payable to:
Hospice of Dayton Foundation

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