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Richard Wallace Hayden

June 24, 1934 ~ November 18, 2020 (age 86)

Obituary

Richard Wallace Hayden, Jr., age 86, of Buchanan, died Wednesday, November 18, 2020.

He was born June 24, 1934 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the oldest of four children of Richard and Sarah Hayden, Sr.  He married Audrey Fulton on December 26, 1958.  She survives.

Richard was an avid outdoorsman and served as a Boy Scout leader for thirty years.  He was a registered hunter safety instructor for forty plus years who loved to repair and restore guns of all types.

Richard and Audrey have over fifty stickers from various locations on their motorhome.  They enjoyed retirement in Statesville, North Carolina and all across the country.

Richard was an avid outdoorsman and served as a Boy Scout leader for thirty years.  He was a registered hunter safety instructor for forty plus years who loved to repair and restore guns of all types.

Richard and Audrey have over fifty stickers from various locations on their motorhome.  They enjoyed retirement in Statesville, North Carolina and all across the country.

Richard will be greatly missed by family and friends.  He is survived by his wife of almost sixty-two years, Audrey Hayden of Cassopolis; three sons, Ronald (ElAyne) Hayden of Cassopolis, Harry Hayden of Buchanan, Alan (Stephanie) Hayden of Guide Rock, Nebraska; six grandchildren, Rick (Jenna) Hayden, Cameron Hayden, Chelcie Hayden, Cody Hayden, Tyler Strobl, Kaycie Strobl; four great grandchildren, Henry Hayden, Samual Hayden, Lane Ruth, Dakota Ruth;  one sister, Anna (Rocky) Denno of Buchanan; one brother, Robert (Kathy) Hayden of Ohio; several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, John Hayden.

The family will observe a private remembrance at this time but will hold a Memorial Service on a date and at a time to be announced.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Connelly Chapel Wagner Family Funerals, Cassopolis.  Please share a memory or leave a message online:  wagnercares.com.

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