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Striffler-Hamby Mortuary - LaGrange

1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA

OBITUARY

Donald Hale

September 30, 1947August 12, 2019
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Donald “Don” Hale, 71, of LaGrange, GA passed away Monday, August 12, 2019 at Hospice LaGrange.

Don was born September 30, 1947 in LaGrange, GA, son of the late Dorothy Hale. He was the owner and operator of Don’s Dock Service for 44 years and is the owner of Don’s RV Storage. Don was a Troup County volunteer firefighter and a member of the scuba rescue team for Troup County. He enjoyed dirt track racing and was an avid deer hunter back in the day.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy Drinkard Hale; children, Sky (Jeff) Rudbeck and Brandon (Mary Margaret) Hale; step-children, Christy Coulter (Steven Keeth) and Blake (Kelli) Coulter; granddaughter, Breanna (Jon) Woodward; step-grandchildren, Will Noles and Lindsey Coulter; and numerous extended family members and friends.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, August 14, 2019 in the Chapel of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, LaGrange, GA with Rev. Max McCord officiating. Burial will follow in Shadowlawn Cemetery. The gathering of family and friends will be on Tuesday from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to Wellstar West Georgia Hospice in memory of Mr. Donald “Don” Hale.

Those wishing to share a condolence or remembrance with the family may do so by visiting www.shlagrange.com.

Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA 30240 (706) 884-8636

  • FAMILY

  • Nancy Drinkard Hale, Wife
  • Sky & Jeff Rudbeck, Daughter
  • Brandon & Mary Margaret Hale, Son
  • Christy Coulter & (Steven Keeth), Step Daughter
  • Blake & Kelli Coulter, Step Son
  • Breanna & Jon Woodward, Granddaughter
  • Will Noles, Step Grandchild
  • Lindsey Coulter, Step Grandchild
  • Numerous extended family members and friends.

Services

  • Gathering of Family and Friends Tuesday, August 13, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Service Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Memories

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Jessica Miller

August 17, 2019

Condolences to the family. Don was always very kind to me and his presence will be missed.

Pat Elder

August 16, 2019

Nancy I will be praying for you I know how you feel it is a lost feeling it
Never goes away just gets better as time goes on I know he is rejoicing in heaven he is there with a lot of his friends Cooley Charles Alfred and jack they all are most likely playing cards by now love you and I’m at the end of bradfield dr if you need to talk or anything

Anita Allen Hoskins

August 14, 2019

Nancy, I am so sad for Don’s passing. For you and your precious family, prayers of comfort and for a peace that does passeth your understanding.
Always, Fred and Anita Allen Hoskins

Robin Bowden

August 14, 2019

I am so sorry to hear the loss of Don. My prayers are with you Nancy and also the family

JoAnn Morgan

August 13, 2019

So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Darlene Weathers

August 13, 2019

So sorry for your loss. Praying God's peace and comfort on you all.

Kim Cooley

August 13, 2019

Sending prayers to you and your family. Mark is having a wonderful reunion with Don. Love you Nancy.

Nathan Taylor

August 12, 2019

Through my job, I had several occasions to speak with Don and I always thought him a good man. My condolences to the family and prayers for peace and comfort.

Pat Cummings

August 12, 2019

Went to high school with Donald . He was a special person, kind and thoughtful. Praying for the family. May God give you peace.

Denise Hale

August 12, 2019

Praying for comfort and peace for all of you.

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Biography

Donald “Don” Hale, 71, of LaGrange, GA passed away Monday, August 12, 2019 at Hospice LaGrange.

Don was born September 30, 1947 in LaGrange, GA, son of the late Dorothy Hale. He was the owner and operator of Don’s Dock Service for 44 years and is the owner of Don’s RV Storage. Don was a Troup County volunteer firefighter and a member of the scuba rescue team for Troup County. He enjoyed dirt track racing and was an avid deer hunter back in the day.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy Drinkard Hale; children, Sky (Jeff) Rudbeck and Brandon (Mary Margaret) Hale; step-children, Christy Coulter (Steven Keeth) and Blake (Kelli) Coulter; granddaughter, Breanna (Jon) Woodward; step-grandchildren, Will Noles and Lindsey Coulter; and numerous extended family members and friends.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, August 14, 2019 in the Chapel of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, LaGrange, GA with Rev. Max McCord officiating. Burial will follow in Shadowlawn Cemetery. The gathering of family and friends will be on Tuesday from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to Wellstar West Georgia Hospice in memory of Mr. Donald “Don” Hale.

Those wishing to share a condolence or remembrance with the family may do so by visiting www.shlagrange.com.

Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA 30240 (706) 884-8636