February 6, 1938 ~ August 3, 2021

Born in: Daviess County, KY
Resided in: Owensboro, KY

Paul Richard Hayden, Sr. (83), born February 6, 1938, of Owensboro, KY, died August 3, 2021. He was born in Daviess County one of 14 children; he was an accountant and a member of Immaculate Parish. Richard was a daily communicant and attended Eucharist adoration at the Carmel Home for over 20 years. He loved his faith, family, and going to the farm. He was preceded in death by his parents, Thelma and William G. Hayden, his brothers: Julian Hayden, Gerald Hayden, D. Rudy Hayden, Charles Hayden, Newt Hayden, J. Jolly Hayden, Michael Hayden, and sisters, Thelma Jo McGowan, and Theresa Ward.

Survivors include his wife, Sally Mulligan Hayden, two sons: Paul Richard (Kimberly) Hayden Jr. and Kevin (Michelle) Hayden and one daughter, Suzanne (John) Caudill, all of Owensboro. He is the grandfather of 11 grandchildren: Brent (Stephanie) Hayden, Blake (Rachel) Hayden, Tess Hayden, Joseph Hayden, Mary Kate Hayden, Sarah Beth Caudill, Katherine Caudill, all of Owensboro. Danielle (Ryan) Grae, of Destin, FL, Josh (Victoria) Hayden of Lexington, KY, Jake Hayden of Nashville, TN, and Jackson Caudill of Louisville, KY.

There are two surviving great-grandchildren: Finn and Conner Hayden.

He was also survived by Mary Charlotte Burch of Evansville, IN, Sue Hayden and Jane Cloud, and one brother Donald Hayden, all of Louisville, KY.

Visitation will be at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory, Thursday August 5th (4 – 7 pm). Friday, August 6th visitation from 9 – 10 am at the funeral home, before a funeral service at Immaculate Church starting at 10:30 am. Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery. Prayers will be at 5:00 pm Thursday.
Donations are to be sent to the Carmel Home, 2501 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

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Visitation: August 5, 2021 4:00 pm - August 5, 2021 7:00 pm

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301

Prayers: August 5, 2021 5:00 pm

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301

Visitation: August 6, 2021 9:00 am - August 6, 2021 10:00 am

Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory
519 Locust St.
Owensboro, KY 42301

Service: August 6, 2021 10:30 am

Immaculate Catholic Church
2516 Christie Place
Owensboro, KY 42301

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  1. Dear Sally And the Hayden Family, you have our condolences and prayers.
    We have known Richard and Sally since High School at Owensboro Catholic High and shared many good times together. We enjoyed lots of fun times with “Pete and Sally” in the Homemakers Club.
    He will be dearly missed by all who knew Him. – Mike and Cloa Thompson

  2. Dear Rick,
    So sorry to read online of your father’s passing. Although I never met him, I believe I would have recognized him, as you really favor him.
    I have talked to Kyle and he shared great stories about the two of you, and they all were based on hunting (not a surprise).
    Praying for you and your family in this hard time. I know you are comforted by the fact that we’ll see him again in Heaven.
    My condolences to you and your family.
    Ed Walls

  3. Very sad to get the news that Richard has passed. My thoughts and prayers go out to Sally and all of his family!

  4. To the Hayden Family,

    Sincere sympathy on the loss of your dad. Prayers for you during this sorrowful time. May he rest in peace.

  5. Sally, Ricky, Kevin, Suzanne
    My thoughts and prayers have been with you. My sincerest sympathies are offered to you for the loss of Richard, your husband and dad. He certainly was blessed to have had such loving children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Now reunited with his family for eternity.
    Julie Hayden Andrews

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