Samuel L. Hays ‘Sammy’ EMT# 22418
September 10, 1963 – July 9, 2015

Samuel “Sammy” Lee Hays, 51, of Paragould, died Thursday at his residence.

Sam was of the Baptist faith and was an Insurance Salesman.

Samuel was also a member of the Greene county rescue squad in Paragould and had a current EMT License and was a huge asset to AMMC Ambulance Service.

He was preceded in death by his father, Richard “Dick” Hays.

Survivors include his wife, Cathy “C.J.” Hays of the home; son and fiancé, Tyler Hays (Courtney Clark) of Jonesboro; mother, Barbara Hays of Paragould; brother, Dickie (Lisa) Hays of Hernando, MS; daughter, Jenny (Bryan) Bennett of Paragould; nephew, Jacob Hays of Hernando, MS; and grandchildren, Max and Riley Kate Bennett.

Visitation will be Saturday 6 – 8 PM at Heath Funeral Home. Funeral service will be Sunday at 2 PM at Heath Colonial Chapel with Rev. Tracy Archibald officiating. Burial will follow in Mountain Home Cemetery, Paragould.

Pallbearers will be Tim Roswell, Jerry Buck, Brad Beasley, Stephen Pace, Scott Tyner, Gary McCord, Terry Burcham and Jerry Buck, Jr. Honorary pallbearers are Chief Curtis Davenport and members of the Greene County Rescue Squad; Bryan Buck and the Old Golf Gang.

Memorials may be sent to the Mountain Home Cemetery Fund c/o Glenda King or Fox Hills Country Club, 2005 Country Club Road, Paragould, AR 72450.