Ronald Lee Hale, 58, of Marquand, Missouri died Saturday, November 19, 2011 at the ClaRu Deville Nursing Center in Fredericktown. He was born September 20, 1953 in Fredericktown, a son of Paul and Freda (Whitener) Hale.
On August 22, 1996 in Farmington he was united in marriage to Wilmetta Miller who survives in Marquand.
Others surviving are his daughters Jessica Slinkard of Fredericktown and CherylMarr of Perryville, Missouri; stepson Brad McCormack of Colorado Springs, Colorado; six grandchildren; one step grandson; two great-grandchildren; brothers Kenneth Hale of St. Louis, Dennis Hale of Cape Girardeau, Missouri and Terry Hale of South Carolina; and sister Paula Douglas of Farmington, Missouri.
His parents precede him in death.
Mr. Hale was a machinist at the Nordenia USA Manufacturing Company in Fruitland, Missouri. He enjoyed the outdoors, woodworking, restoring automobiles and was an avid Cardinals fan and fisherman. He was of the Christian faith.
Services will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday, November 23, 2011 at Wilson Funeral Home with Bro. Clyde Bess and Bro. Dan Berry officiating. Burial will be at the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery near Fredericktown.