Dallas Roy "Bud" Hale, 72, of Elyria, died Friday, October 26, 2007 at his home, after a long illness.
He was born July 27, 1935 in Crossville, Tennessee and has been a resident of Elyria since 1958.
He was employed at Ford Motor Company in Lorain as a truck driver and also worked in general stores from 1958 until retiring in 1985.
His interests included fishing and hunting and he was a member of the NRA and a former member of Sportsman Gun and Reel Club.
Bud is survived by his wife of 44 years, Julie J. (nee Beaty); children, Robert and Brenda Hale of Martinsburg, West Virginia and Mike (Patti) Hale of Wakeman; stepchildren, Willard Wells of Lebanon, and Judy Flowers and Brenda (David) Childers of Elyria; 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Baxter and Lula Mae Hale; and sisters, Alice Joy and Betty Stovall.
Visitation will be Monday, October 29, 2007 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. at Dicken Funeral Home, 323 Middle Ave., Elyria. A
Funeral Service will be Tuesday, October 30, 2007, 11 A.M. at the funeral home with the Rev. Gene Collings officiating. Burial will be in Brookdale Cemetery, Elyria.
Memorial contributions may be made to Jesus Christ Community Church, 1420 S. Abbe Rd., Elyria, OH 44035.