CHARLES ELDON HAY, JR.
CLASS OF 1944
NOVEMBER 23, 1926 - MAY 21, 2018
Charlie Eldon Hay Jr. age 91 of Osawatomie, Ks died Monday May 21, 2018 at his home.
was born November 23, 1926 in Lane, Ks. He was the eldest of two
sons born to Charlie Eldon and Blanch Ruth (Eastwood) Hay Sr.
grew up in Lane, Kansas and attended grade school at Clark Valley
School in Lane. He attended high school in Osawatomie graduating
with the Osawatomie High School Class of 1944.
As a youth
Charlie attended the Spring Grove Church where he met Myrtle Marie
Timblin. They were married on December 2, 1945 in Lane, Ks.
Together the couple had three children, Deloris Jean, Janice, and
Charlie worked as a farmer his whole life.
He row cropped and raised cattle with his dad and brother
Abraham. Charlie was a collector. He started a salvage yard
in 1960 at his home. What everyone else thought was waste,
Charlie saw the value in it. He continued his salvage yard until
2004 when his house burnt down. He and Myrtle then moved to
In his spare time, Charlie enjoyed going to farm
sales and auctions. He could always find something to add to his
collections. He and Myrtle would go to the local cafe's and enjoy
breakfast, coffee and visitin with their friends.
Charlie was preceded in death by his daughter Deloris Jean, his parents, and his brother Abraham Hay.
include his wife of 72 years Myrtle of the home, daughter Janice Cherry
of the home and son Dennis "Joe" Darlene Hay of Lane, Ks. Three
grandchildren Sandy (Bryan) Shippy, Jimmy (Christi) Hay and Kevin
(Tammy) Cherry. Eight great grandchildren Garnet, Candy, Lindsay,
Landen, Brianna, Lily, Lawson, and Lucy, three great great
grandchildren Gabriel, Aiden, and James. Along with other family
Visitation: 10:00 - 11:00 am Friday May 25, 2018 at the Eddy-Birchard Funeral Home followed by:
Service: 11:00 am Friday May 25, 2018 at the Eddy-Birchard Funeral Home
Burial: Quaker Cemetery, Lane, Ks
Memorials: Crossroads Hospice may be ent c/o Eddy-Birchard Funeral Home P.O. Box 430 Osawatomie, Ks 66064