Robin Joann Hayes, age 58, of Richmond, Indiana, died Tuesday, September 7, 2021, at Reid Health.

Born July 10, 1963, in Richmond, Indiana, to H. Raymond and Dannelle Parker Hayes, Robin was a life-long resident of this community. She was born a special needs child. Despite her handicaps and lack of speaking abilities, Robin brought many years of happiness and joy to her family through her beautiful, blue eyes and infectious laugh. As a young child, she attended First Baptist Church in Richmond. Robin also attended The Learning Center as a young adult. Her parents felt especially blessed that God would entrust this special child to their care.

Survivors include her mother; sisters, Cathy (Ed) Fry and Jennifer (Jeff) Hensley, both of Richmond; step-niece and step-nephew, Sophie and Carson Hensley; aunts; uncles; cousins; and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her father; paternal grandparents, Lacy and Kathern Hayes; maternal grandfather, William E. Parker; and maternal grandmother and step-grandfather, Lorena Parker Parshall and R.J. Parshall.

A private visitation and funeral service for Robin Joann Hayes will be held on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at Doan & Mills Funeral Home, 790 National Road West, Richmond with Rev. Phillip Hodgkin and Pastor Kevin Hay officiating. Burial will be in Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity of the donor’s choice.

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