Remembering Dudley “Twig” Hay

Funeral services for Dudley “Twig” Hay, 91, will be held on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 2500 Southside Dr., Shreveport, Louisiana. Burial will follow at 1:30 p.m. at Magnolia Baptist Church Cemetery, 173 Magnolia Lane, Mansfield, Louisiana. A visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 23, 2023 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Rose-Neath Southside.

Twig was born February 1, 1932 in Bienville, Louisiana to William Hay and Marie Linton Hay and passed away on Thursday, May 18, 2023 in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Twig graduated from Calvin High School and married the love of his life, Peggy Hunter, on November 28, 1964. He worked in military construction, was an auto mechanic, and worked in plant maintenance. He loved fishing and watching football.

Twig is preceded in death by his wife, Peggy, and brothers, Prentis Hay, Penny Hay, George Nunn and Thomas Nunn; and sisters, Jeneal Hay and Delsie Nunn. Left to cherish his memory is his son, Jason Hay, granddaughter, Taylor Hay; and brother, James Nunn.

Honoring Twig as pallbearers will be Bubba Mercer, Carlos Stafford, Derex Robeaux, Charles Allums and Trent Mercer. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Josh Nickels and John Harper.

The family would like to express special thanks to each and every sitter, The Bradford, and extra special thanks to Jenny and the staff at The Carpenter House for the love, compassion and wonderful care they gave to Dudley.