Luther Marr Hays
Luther Marr Hays, formerly of Lebanon, Indiana, passed away Feb. 1, 2020, in Marco Island, Florida. He was 83 years old.
He was a son of Luther James and Evelyn (Smith) Hays of Frankton, Indiana.
He is survived by wife, Jacqueline "Jackie" Crawley Hays; daughter, Holly Hays Jones; son-in-law, Gerald L. Jones; brother, James L. Hays; and several loving friends and family members.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Joan A. Hays.
Luther graduated from Frankton High School and Purdue University. A lifelong love of space and planes guided him in an aeronautical engineering career at Boeing, Vitro Lab and Detroit Diesel Allison.
He was a son, husband, father, brother, uncle, die hard Boilermaker, Alpha Sigma Phi brother, engineer, farmer, builder and craftsman. Besides loving his family and friends, he deeply loved the connection with land as a farmer.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 9 at Myers Mortuary, 1502 N. Lebanon St., Lebanon, Indiana.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with service immediately following visitation. Interment will follow services in Old Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Boone County 4-H, 1300 E. 100S, Lebanon, IN; Methodist Children's Home-Educational programming, 515 W. Camp St., Lebanon, IN or the Salvation Army.
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Published on February 6, 2020


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Jerry Walker
Feb 07, 2020
A Frankton H S class mate/ 1954/ Good Man !