Ralph William Hayes, 89, of Terre Haute, Indiana passed away on Friday, October 8, 2021. Ralph was born July 22, 1932 in Clinton, to Ralph Edward Hayes and Louanna Phelps Hayes.
Ralph was a graduate of Clinton High School. He entered the US Army, serving his country in Germany.
Ralph retired from the US Postal Service annex as a clerk.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Shirley Hoff Hayes; and a sister, Betty Joseph.
Surviving are his children, Tracey Fisher and husband Steve, Jean Ann Alumbaugh and husband Don, and Jeff Hayes and wife Jan; a sister, Doris VanDuyn; six grandchildren, Shelby Koch and husband Joe, Chelsea Fisher, Carly Fisher, Heather Hayes, Jason Barnes and wife Amber, Torrey Hayden and husband Michael, April Tyler and husband Scott; and several great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
Ralph was an avid golfer, and loved to woodwork. Most importantly, he loved spending time with his family.
A Celebration of Life for Ralph and Shirley will be held at a later date.
Memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.roselawnfuneralhome.net for the Hayes family.