Born Sept. 9, 1986, in Poplar Bluff, Mo., son of Boyce Alan Hays and Diana Suzanne Blakemore, he was a student at Three Rivers Community College and a member of the First Southern Baptist Church in Malden.
Survivors include his mother, Diana Blakemore, of Van Buren, Mo.; his father, Boyce Alan Hays, of Campbell; his step-mother, Becky Hays, of Campbell; one sister, Taylor Patricia Hays, of Campbell; two brothers, Carson Ryan Hays and Curtis Littrell, both of Campbell; his grandparents, Joe and Frieda Blakemore, of Holcomb, Mo. and his great-grandmother, Emogene Hall, of Campbell.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Adam Boyce Hays and grandparents, Paul and Joyce Hays.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., today, Friday, Sept. 15, at the Landess Funeral Home in Campbell.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 16, at the First Baptist Church in Campbell with the Rev. Randy Vaughn officiating.
Burial will follow in the Stanfield Cemetery at Kennett.