Willard "Woody" Hayes of Star Valley died March 7, 2004.
Mr. Hayes was a man who considered friendship to be the most valuable asset a person could obtain. As a result, he left this world feeling that he was the wealthiest person who ever lived.
Mr. Hayes loved life and all that life offered -- especially hunting and fishing.
A man of many talents, Mr. Hayes most recently served as a respected member of the Gila County Sheriff's Posse.
A celebration of Mr. Hayes' life will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 25 at Messinger Payson Funeral Home, 302 W. Aero Dr.