Herbert Wes Hays, Sr. of Allen, Texas, passed away on Jan. 17, 2019, at the age of 92. He was born on Jan. 14, 1927, to William Oscar and Zona (Lynch) Hays in Thackerville. Herbert proudly served his country in the United States Navy. He was a chemist for Valero. Herbert is survived by his son, Herbert Hays, Jr. and wife, Lorie of Allen, Texas; granddaughters, Jennifer E. Hays and Sarah A. Hays; great-granddaughter, Kiana N. Smith; great-grandson, Avery C. Smith; great-great-granddaughter, Dally R. Crolick; and numerous other loving family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; great-granddaughter, Bella A. Williams; brothers, James Warren Hays, Bill Hays, Edwin Ray Hays, Al Hays, Elmo Hays and Clint Hays; and his sister, Lessie Hays. A memorial service will be held at a later date with an inurnment at Lakeview Cemetery in Marietta. To convey condolences and sign an online registry, please visit TJMFuneral.com.