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William (Bill) Maxwell Hale, SR
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Obituary for William (Bill) Maxwell Hale, SR

William “Bill” Maxwell Hale, Sr., age 90, of Richlands, VA passed away Sunday, June 3, 2018 at Commonwealth Assisted Living in Cedar Bluff, VA. He was born in Clell, VA, known as the head of Page, in Buchanan County and was the son of the late A.M. “Doc” Hale and Donna Street Hale both of Buchanan County.

Bill served his country in the Army during WWII and was stationed in Manila in the Philippines. He owned and operated a truck mine in Page, VA for 20 years and retired from Mac Construction in Oakwood, VA. He was a member of the American Legion in Buchanan County.

He was preceded in death by his father, A.M. “Doc” Hale; his mother, Donna Lee Street Hale; his wife, Beatrice “Bea” Pauline Cochran Hale; two brothers, Elmer Hale and Ronald Hale; one sister, Opal Hale Pittsley.

He is survived by one sister, Edith Hale Taylor of Oakwood, VA; two sons, Darrell Cochran and wife Artemia of Oakwood, VA, William Maxwell “Mack” Hale, Jr. and wife Denise of Richlands, VA; two daughters, Carol Looney Matney and husband Ronnie of Brumley Gap, VA, Christine Hale Blankenship and husband Lonzo of Richlands, VA; twelve grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren also survive. Bill’s favorite pastimes included hunting and fishing and he loved being surrounded by family and friends.

The family will receive friends from 6 – 9 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at Singleton Funeral Service in Cedar Bluff, VA.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at the Singleton Funeral Service Chapel with Dr. Marc Brooks officiating. Casey-Short VFW Post 9640 will conduct Military Graveside Rites. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Gethsemane Baptist Backpack Ministry, the Loving Hands Ministry, or the Good Samaritan Food Pantry, 106 Veteran’s Drive, Richlands, VA 24641.

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6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Singleton Funeral and Cremation Service

1116 Cedar Valley Drive
Cedar Bluff, VA 24609





11:00 AM
Singleton Funeral and Cremation Service

1116 Cedar Valley Drive
Cedar Bluff, VA 24609

Memorial Contribution

Gethsemane Baptist Church

2902 Clinch Street s,
Richlands, VA 24641
Backpack Ministry or Loving Hands Ministry

Good Samaritan Food Pantry

106 Veteran's Drive
Richlands, VA 24641

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