In memory of
David Hays Palo Cedro, CA David Roy Hays, 70 of Palo Cedro passed away unexpectedly on February 8, 2017. He was born on December 29, 1946 to Jack and Ruth Hays, who preceded him in death. David was raised in Big Bend, CA with his brother Bruce. David comes from one of Shasta County's pioneer families, with this ancestors settling in the Burney area in the 1880s. David graduated from Shasta High School in 1965 and served his country in the Army during the Vietnam War. He married Alana in 1967, and they just recently celebrated their 49th wedding anniversary. David and his family lived in Palo Cedro for 40 years. He worked as a Field Clerk for PG&E for 33 years, and also delivered papers for Nickel Classified Ads post retirement. David was a quiet man, but those who were close to him loved him dearly. He is survived by his wife Alana, daughters Candace (John) McHatton and Staci (Merrick) Fields. His grandchildren Jace Talbott, Caleb and Jordynn Fields; and Tiannah, David, Jonah and Jayden McHatton were his pride and joy. David's Celebration of Life will be held at Allen & Dahl Funeral Chapel on February 17 at 1:00 p.m. A potluck will take place at the Millville Grange following his service. Please sign the guest book at http://obits.redding.com
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