Donald W. Hays

Donald W. Hays, 87, passed August 7, 2019 in Rogers. He was born on March 1, 1932 in Caledonia, Missouri to the late Edward and Laura (Talley) Hays. He was a steel worker by trade, but his real passion was motorcycles, camping and being outdoors. He also loved horses and being around his family and friends. He was loved by many. Don was preceded in death by wife, Nila (Clayton) Hays; son, Edward Vickerman; daughter, Sondra Treib; grandson, Kenneth Treib; and sisters. He is survived by his daughter, Margaret Schuett of Indiana; 9 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great grandchildren; brother, Eugene Hays; 5 nieces, Jeannie Currington, Janet Denison, Judy Green, Donna Carpenter, and Diane Gray; one nephew, Joe Hill; and other extended family. A private burial will be in Newkirk, Oklahoma on Wednesday. Online condolences may be made at

Published August 11, 2019

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