Hugh Lay of Bloomfield, son of the late Albert Charles and Mable Ramsey Lay, was born in Bell City on May 1, 1920, and passed away at the Bertrand Nursing Center in Bertrand, Missouri on September 18, 2018, at the age of 98 years, 4 months and 17 days.
Hugh had lived in Bloomfield all of his life. He was retired from Monarch Feed Mill and was a member of the First General Baptist Church in Bloomfield.
On October 30, 1940, he was married to Kathryn M. McRoy in Bloomfield, Missouri. She preceded him in death on November 7, 2015.
Surviving are three daughters and spouses, Sharon & Robert Jones of Sikeston; Debbie Parks of Dexter, Bonnie & Roger Gibbs of Bloomfield; twelve grandchildren; numerous great and great great grandchildren and Sophia expected in December. Other relatives and friends also survive. Hugh was preceded in death by one daughter, Pat Griffin; one grandson, Larry Griffin; one brother A.C Lay and five sisters, Maggie Lay, Dorothy Rampley, Eula Burkhart, Jessie McRoy, and Joyce Spurgeon.
Friends may visit on Saturday, September 22, 2018, after 11:00 a.m. until time of services at 1:00 p.m. at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield with Rev. Ronnie Stevens of Bloomfield officiating.
Interment will follow in the Walker Cemetery in Bloomfield, Missouri with Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.