Herman Rogers Hayes, 77, of Winamac, IN (formerly of North Judson, IN) died Saturday morning November 30, 2019 at his home. He was born on April 28, 1942 in Knox, IN to the late Fred O. and Maude L. Scott Hayes. On October 11, 1965, Herman married Ruth P. Rowe in Colorado Springs, CO. She survives along with two sons, Roger of Semmes, AL and James of North Judson, IN; one daughter, Valerie (Craig) Jones of Winamac, IN; 11 grandchildren including a very special grandson, Thomas Clemons of Semmes, AL; and 21 great grandchildren, including two very special ones, Willow and Zayla. He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Freda Reading; and six brothers, Russell, Eddie, Richard, Fred, Jim and Floyd.
Herman retired after 40 years from Casting Services of LaPorte, IN. He served in the US Army from 1963-1970 during the Vietnam War. Herman was a collector of belt buckles and enjoyed mowing yards. He always helped others and will be sadly missed.
Visitation will be from 10 AM – 2 PM EST Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.
Funeral Services will be held at 2 PM EST Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN with Pastor Mark Pilger officiating.
Burial will take place at Oak Grove Cemetery in LaCrosse, IN. The American Legion will conduct Military Graveside Services.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the funeral home to assist the family with funeral expenses or to the First Baptist Church of Winamac.
Online Condolences may be offered in the guestbook at www.frainmortuary.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN.