Mr. William “Bill” Hale, Jr. 82, of Mayfield, KY passed away Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at his residence. He was a member of First Christian Church, and worked as a men’s apparel sales representative for more than 50 years. He was a sales executive for Merit Clothing Company, as well as road salesman for several other apparel firms. Mr. Hale has served as President, Vice President and National Director of the Mayfield Jaycees.
Mr. Hale is survived by his wife of 61 years, Doris Hale; sons, William (Gloria) Hale, III of Nicholasville, KY and Michael (Karen) Hale of Newark, DE; nine grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William Coleman Hale, Sr. and Maude D. Moore Hale; sisters, Dorothy Hale, Ella May Herron, Willina Hall and Emma Louise Hale.
Graveside services for William “Bill” Hale, Jr. will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 19th at Highland Park Cemetery, with Rev. Randy Cook officiating. Byrn Funeral Home in Mayfield, KY is handling all of the arrangements. Friends may call on the family Saturday after 12:00 p.m. at the funeral home.