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Obituary for Robert A. Hays

Robert A. Hays, 65, of Atlantic, passed away, Thursday, October 1, 2020 at his residence. He was born on August 20, 1955 in Geneva, a son of Samuel W. and Leora M. Turner Hays. He married Marie A. Schiava on December 1, 1973, she preceded him in death on June 11, 2020.

He enjoyed playing cards, woodworking, hunting, racing stock cars, and going to car shows.

Robert is survived by his two sons, Todd A. Hays of Edinboro and Troy R. Hays and his wife, Megan of Cochranton; three granddaughters, Emilee and Alivia Hays of Cochranton and Shea Hays of Edinboro; three sisters, Libby Woodcock and her husband, Howard of Saegertown, Eleanor Free and her husband, Jack of Burlhill, OH, and Joyce Hays of North East; a brother, John Hays of Atlantic; close cousins, Ron Hays of Meadville and Debbie Hays of Cochranton; many nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his loving wife, he is preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Beverly McCord, Mary Lee Swope and Leora Katherine "Kate" Aikens; five brothers, David Hays, James Hays, Richie Hays, Dale Hays and Albert Hays.

There will be no services at this time.

The family request that memorial donations may be made in Robert's memory to the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, Texas 75231 (

Please take a moment to share a memory or condolence with the family on Robert's Book of Memories online at

Arrangements have been placed in the care of Ryan M. Warren Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 544 Chestnut Street, Meadville.