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Wavy Donald ‘Duck’ Hayse

In Obituaries by OC Monitor Staff

HORSE BRANCH, Ky. — Wavy Donald “Duck” Hayse, 74 of Horse Branch, Kentucky passed away on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, at Ohio County Healthcare. He was born on June 22, 1947, in Horse Branch to the late Thurman and Delois Kelley Hayse.

Duck was a retired logger.

Aside from his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Linda Stroup, and three brothers, Milton Hayse, Jerry Hayse, and Lewis Hayse.

He leaves behind to cherish many memories, his wife, Alice Hayse; one sister, Betty Filback (Harry); nieces and nephews, April (Andrew), Jason (Lindsey), Teresa (Matt), Tammy (Jordan), Rosza (Timmy), Thomas (Autumn), William, Vonnie, Cathy, John (Brandy), David (Sandy), and Randall, and several great-nieces and great-nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam with Rev. Glennie Geary officiating. Burial will follow in Horse Branch Cemetery. Friends may visit with his family from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Wednesday and from 9 a.m. until the time of the service on Thursday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contribution to the Wavy Donald “Duck” Hayse Memorial Fund, c/o William L. Danks Funeral Home, PO Box 407, Beaver Dam, Kentucky 42320. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Online messages of condolence may be left for the family of Wavy Donald “Duck” Hayse by visiting his memorial tribute at

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