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JD Hays, Jr.

December 21, 1945 ~ May 13, 2017 (age 71)

JD Hays, beloved husband and father died Saturday, May 13th at his home in Parker, Colorado surrounded by loved ones. 

JD was a proud member of the Steamboat Police Department from 1980 until his retirement as Chief of Police in 2012.  He loved the Steamboat community and the Colorado outdoors.  He relished every moment of fishing, hunting, and camping that it provided. 

He is survived by his wife Paula, his sons Scott (Leilani) of Denver, CO and Tim (Amber), and granddaughter Sydney of Carmel, IN. 

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions be made to The Wounded Warrior Project (  


Charitable donations may be made to:

Wounded Warrior Project
7020 A.C. Skinner Parkway, Suite 100, Jacksonville FL 32256
Tel: 1-877-832-6997

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