Willis L. Hayes

Nov. 13, 1932-Dec. 21, 2001

RICHLAND, Wash. — Willis L. Hayes, 69, died Dec. 21, at Kadlec Medical Center in Richland, Wash.

He was born Nov. 13, 1932, in Payette, Idaho, and lived in Oregon and Arizona.

Willis served in the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Air Force, and was then employed as an electronic technician at the San Diego Naval Shipyard.

He is survived by his daughters, Rebecca Selz and Debra Mooney; three grandchildren, Derek Mooney, Sheri Mooney and Cristina Blanco; and one great-grandson, Carson Mooney.

Willis was preceded in death by his parents, George and Anna Hayes.

Interment was in Willamette National Cemetery in Portland on Friday, Dec. 28.

Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to a charity of choice.

Einan’s Funeral Home in Richland, Wash., was in charge of the arrangements.

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