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Billy Hayden

December 12, 1944 — April 30, 2019


Bill L. Hayden, age 74 of Kahoka, MO, passed away Tuesday, April 30, 2019 in the Fort Madison Community Hospital where he had been admitted earlier in the day.

Bill was born December 12, 1944 in Kahoka, a son of Wesley Edward and Madonna Overhulser Hayden.

He was united in marriage to Joan Young on April 7, 1968 at the Baptist Church in Kahoka. She preceded him in death on April 7, 2015.

Survivors include three sons: Chad (Lynn) Young of Burlington, Mike Young and Carl Hayden, both of Kahoka; one daughter, Bobbi Marshall of Fort Madison; nine grandchildren: Amee Wyatt of Farmington, Jessica (Colt) Simerl of Fulton, Kimberly House of Wayland, Ashley Reed of Keokuk, Amber (Coyte) Todd of West Point, Stephanie Young of Quincy, Emilee Young of Fort Madison, Summer Hayden of College Station, TX, Genera Tansey of Burlington; 17 great grand-children; a sister, Mary (John) McDaniel of Kahoka; two nephews, one niece and their families; as well as other relatives.

In addition to his wife, Bill was preceded in death by his parents; his step-father, Lee Perry; a son, Larry Hayden in 1988; a brother, Joe Wesley Hayden; a nephew, Randy McDaniel.

Bill graduated from Kahoka High School and was a U.S. Navy Veteran. Until his retirement, he drove a truck for Wal-Mart for many years. Bill was an active member of Ayer-Boatman Post # 4342, V.F.W. He was a loving grandpa.

Military rites were held Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. at Wilson Funeral Home in Kahoka. Burial was private in the Kahoka Cemetery.

Visitation was held one hour prior to services at Wilson Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the V.F.W. 4th of July Fund.

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Memorial service will consist of Military Rites.


Saturday, May 04, 2019
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Wilson Funeral Home
975 E Main
Kahoka, Missouri 63445

Memorial Service

Saturday, May 04, 2019
11:30 AM

Wilson Funeral Home
975 E. Main
Kahoka, Missouri 63445

Memorial service will consist of Military Rites.

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