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James Leo Hale

James Leo Hale was born on May 11, 1942 and returned home on May 11, 2020. He was a loving husband, a fantastic father and a doting grandfather.

Jim, as he preferred to be called, lived a very full life. He married Carolyn in 1965 after he served at the Ellisville station of the United States Air Force.
He also served on Johnston Island during the Vietnam Era. He was an active member of the Boyscouts of America, the Masonic Lodge as well as several other civic organizations throughout much of his life.
He also worked for AT&T and retired from that company as an engineer.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Leo Vennard Hale and Berta Mae Hale, as well as his wife of 50 years, Carolyn B. Hale.

He is survived in death by his sister, Lucy H. Smith and her son, Randy Smith, of Staunton, Virginia.

Jim is also survived by his two children, Alford L. (Kristy) Hale of Birmingham, Alabama and Stephanie L. Hale of Ellisville, Mississippi and his three granddaughters, Katlyn Culpepper, Maggie Hale and Sydney Hale.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Forrest General Home Health and Hospice (Address: 304 S 40th Avenue, Hattiesburg, MS 39402).

The family would also like to send heartfelt thanks to the workers and caregivers that participated in the care of Jim Hale and his loved ones.


James Leo Hale
May 11, 1942 - May 11, 2020




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