Obit: Donald Hale

Obit: Donald Hale

January 4th, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Georgia

CHICKAMAUGA Donald Lee Hale, 73, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, in a local hospital surrounded by his family.Mr. Hale had lived most of his life in the Chattanooga and North Georgia areas and was a retired truck driver for Massey & Co. with over 20 years of service.He was preceded in death by his parents, Gordon and Jean Hale; son, Ron Hale; and stepson, Jerome Avakian.Survivors include his wife, Janette Hale; son, Charles Hale; daughter, Denise (Randy) Porter; stepdaughter, Ann (Marty) Shelby; grandchildren, Kila, Aaron, John, Nick, Jason, Laura and Michael; sister, Phyllis (Clay) Allen; nine great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and his beloved dog, Zoie.A Celebration of Life will be held at 6:30 p.m. today in the South Crest Chapel with Rev. Tim Ashley officiating. To share expressions of sympathy, visit his online guestbook at lane-southcrestchapel.com.The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. today until the service hour at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, located at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.