David L. Hale, age 81, of Grove, Oklahoma, passed away peacefully in his home on October 10, 2019.

David was born on October 5, 1938 in Enid, Oklahoma. He served in the U.S. Navy and was honorably discharged after a tour of duty attached to Electronic Countermeasures Squadron Two in Rota, Spain. Upon his return to Enid, he began a thirty-year career in the Railroad Industry, rising through the ranks to Terminal Superintendent.

He is preceded in death by his parents and daughter, Veda Shobe of Coffeyville, Kansas.

David is survived by his wife, Willie Lee Hale of Grove, sons, Clyde Hale (Jodi) of Hollywood, Florida and Anthony Hale (Pamala) of Millbrook, Alabama, seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren. 

Memorial Services for David will be planned at a later date.

Arrangements entrusted to Nichols-Stephens Funeral & Cremation Services.