ROBERT 'BOB' LEWIS HAYS
July 29, 2020
Robert "Bob" Lewis Hays was born on October 23, 1933, to Clyde Verner Hays and Pearle Ellen Terry Hays in rural Enid, Oklahoma, and passed from this life on July 11, 2020, in Kiowa, Kansas.
Bob attended a one-room country school near Red Rock, Oklahoma, through seventh grade. He then graduated from Kremlin High School. At age 17 he started his retail career at Montgomery Ward in Enid. In 1957 he met his future wife, Grace Brainard, on a booster trip for the Cherokee Strip Promo, and they married in August of 1958. She also worked for Montgomery Ward. They moved to Perryton, Texas, in Septe...