Michael Hale

Michael Ray Hale

Wednesday, November 8th, 1950 - Tuesday, February 11th, 2020
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Mr. Michael R. Hale, age 69, of Honaker, Virginia, passed away Tuesday (February 11, 2020) in a Bristol, Tennessee hospital. Born November 8, 1950 in Keystone, West Virginia, he was a son of the late Bernard Stuart and Ruby Catherine Dye. He had spent most of his life in the area and was a retired heavy equipment operator and a member of the UMWA District 17, Local 6025. He was a devoted Christian and a member of Word of Victory Ministries at Elk Garden, Virginia, where he helped with the church’s food pantry. He was never ashamed to proclaim the Gospel to others and he was faithful to share the love of Jesus Christ with those at the Appalachian Detention Center and Southwest Regional Jail. In his spare time, he enjoyed woodworking, fishing and spending time with his family and his pets.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Kimberly Ann Hale; two sisters, Joyce Dye and Janet O’Hara; and one brother, Danny Hale.
Survivors include his wife of forty-eight years, Evelyn Ruth Hale of the home; one daughter, Shelley Peck and husband, Tim of Honaker; one grandson, Brandon Peck and wife, Kelli of Johnson City, Tennessee; one sister, Kathy Smith and husband, Andrew of Cleveland; three brothers, Roger Hale and wife, Lisa of Richlands, Jerry Hale and wife, Sandy of Swords Creek, and Jeff Hale of Abingdon; sister-in-law, Lisa Boulden and husband, Roger of Bristol; several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Saturday in the Honaker Funeral Home Chapel, Honaker, Virginia with Revs. Rod and Sharon Wicker officiating. Interment will follow in Ketron Memorial Gardens at Lebanon, Virginia.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the American Heart Association, 300 5th Avenue, Suite 6, Waltham, MA 02451 or
Nephews will serve as pallbearers.
Honorary pallbearers will be the Men of Word of Victory Church.
The family will receive friends at the Honaker Funeral Home after 6:00 PM Friday.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, February 14th, 2020 | 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    Friday, February 14th, 2020 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    Honaker Funeral Home
    4686 Redbud Highway
    HONAKER, VA 24260
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  • Service

    Saturday, February 15th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Saturday, February 15th, 2020 11:00am
    Honaker Funeral Home
    4686 Redbud Highway
    HONAKER, VA 24260
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    Rev. Rod Wicker
    Rev. Sharon Wicker
  • Interment

    Ketron Memorial Gardens
    154 Huckleberry Road
    LEBANON, VA 24266
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Angel Rowe

Posted at 08:33am
He was truly good to us . .sorry for your lose Angel &Lakota & Princess

Tammy L. Lester

Posted at 05:53pm
Stumptown road will not be the same. Mike was such a worker and willing to help anyone in need! I considered him a friend and good neighbor. Ruth, Shelley, Tim, Brandon and wife.... my prayers are with you all! May God grant you comfort and peace!

Mariann Ray

Posted at 06:00pm
You have our deepest sympathy! Thank you Ruth for you and Michael for always being there for us in our times of sorrow! The Raymond Ray family
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Arnie Phillips

Posted at 10:40pm
Sorry to hear of the passing of my friend Michael. I worked with him at Red Fox surface mine about 13 years ago. He was a good man. Thoughts and prayers to his friends and family.

Frank and Kay Mauck

Posted at 06:09pm
We love and going to miss you very much but sure have a lot of wonderful memories.
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