Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


April 29, 2013

David “Butch” Bays 1948-2013

CARTER — David “Butch” Bays, 65, of Grayson, died Saturday, April 27, 2013, in Community Hospice Care Center in Ashland.  

He was born Jan. 21, 1948, in Grayson, a son of Paul Bays of Oldtown and the late Mary Lou Ferguson Bays.  

He was a boilermaker who worked out of locals 105 in Piketon, Ohio, and 40 in Elizabethtown. He was former owner of the Grayson Sewing Center and Bays Heating and Cooling.

He was also preceded in death by his wife, Carla Coburn Bays, in 2006; and a brother, Tom Bays.  

His survivors include two daughters, Courtney Bays Henderson of Kenova, W.Va., and Heather D. Bays of San Francisco; and two sisters, Paula “Poot” Bays and Omerea “Sis” Bays, both of Oldtown.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Malone Funeral Home in Grayson by Mark Booth. Burial will be in Hall-Coburn Cemetery.  

Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to malonefuneralhome.com.

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