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Don C. Hale

December 19, 1937 ~ January 2, 2018 (age 80) 80 Years Old

Don C. Hale Sr., 80 of Columbia, KY passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2017 at 4:05 am at the University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, KY after an illness.

He was born December 19, 1937 near Chance, KY the son of the late Everett and

Edna Humes Hale,  he was preceded in death by a son Chris Everett Hale in 1986, two brothers Ron Hale, Kenny Hale, four sisters Betty Sue Hale,  Bernice Velman, Beatrice Jessee, Ramona Rogers

Mr. Hale is survived by his wife:   Geraldine O’Brien Hale of Columbia, KY

Two sons:

   Donald Charles Hale Jr. and wife Donna of Valparaiso, Indiana

   Rick L. Hale and wife Kim M. of Downers Grove, Illniois

One daughter

   Melody Ann Brown and husband Jeff of Columbia, KY

Two brothers

   Everett Hale Jr. and Larry Hale both of Shepherdsville, KY

One sister

   Brenda Hale of Louisville, KY

10 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren survive

Also survived by several nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends

Mr. Hale was a member of the Charity Baptist Church and was a retired machine operator for Worthington Industries in Indiana. He enjoyed fishing, NASCAR, woodworking and playing cards with family.

Funeral service:  Thursday, January 4, 2018 at 7:30 PM at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary

Funeral Home

Clergy officiating:  Bro. David Karnes and Bro. Jim Hagan

The family request visiting after 4:00 PM on Thursday at the funeral home

Visiting on Monday, January 8, 2018 after 10:00 AM  and funeral services at 1:00 PM on Monday  at the Damar- Kaminski Funeral Home in Justice, Illinois

Burial will take place in the Bethania Cemetery in Justice, Illinois








 Service Information

January 4, 2018

4:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
210 Greensburg Street
Columbia, KY 42728

Funeral Service
January 4, 2018

7:30 PM
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
210 Greensburg Street
Columbia, KY 42728

Funeral Service
January 8, 2018

1:00 PM
Damar-Kaminski Funeral Home
7861 S. 88th Ave.
Justice, IL 60458

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