Charles Arnold Hay

January 3, 1936 ~ August 14, 2020 (age 84)


Charles Arnold Hay, 84 of Lakeland passed away August 14, 2020.

Born in Paragould, Arkansas, he was the son of the late Alfred and Mattie Hay. He was the husband of Joy “Jane” Hay, she survives.

Other survivors include his children, Norwyn Hay, Nancy Hay, Natalie Palmer (Greg); siblings, David Hay, Glenda Smoot; grandchildren, Hayden, Caleb.

Charles was also preceded in death by his sister Linda Sue.

Charles was retired from the US Air Force, a member of First Baptist Church at the Mall, and had worked for Watkins Motor Lines for 25 years. He loved anything to do with aviation, hunting and fishing.

There will a graveside service at 10:30am, Wednesday, August 19, 2020, Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell.

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Graveside Service
August 19, 2020

10:30 AM
Florida National Cemetery

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