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William "Billy" H. Hale

Class of 1957


Billy Hale

Billy Hale

MADBURY — William " Billy" H. Hale, 71, of Littleworth Road, died Friday Nov. 25, 2010 at home, surrounded by his family and friends.

He was born Nov. 11, 1939 in Dover, the son of the late Richard G. hale Sr. and Pearl (Hardy) Hale.

Billy was in business as Hale Farms, Dairy and Poultry with his father and brother. He also was co-owner of Happy Days Skate Center in Dover for 10 years, having built the building with his partner, Robert E. Day. Billy was an independent contractor at Foster's Daily Democrat for 20 years. He also, along with his wife Pat, was proprietor of the Pumpkin Barn in Madbury.

He was also a lifelong fan of the Boston Red Sox.

Billy was a life long resident of Madbury. He was a 1957 graduate of Oyster River High School and in June attended his reunion with his classmates.

Billy is survived by his wife of 46 years, Patricia E. Hale of Madbury, one son; David W. Hale of Somersworth; one daughter, Dena L. Hale of Somersworth; one sister;, Priscilla R. Murphy of Greenville, R.I.; one brother, Harry R. Hale of Rochester; and his faithful canine companion, Max.

He is predeceased by his parents and a brother, Richard G. Hale Jr.

Special thanks to Kay and Jim Demko, a special niece, Sue Desilets and also Renada and Billy Taylor and family.

Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial Contributions maybe made to Seacoast Cancer Center, 789 Central Ave., Dover, NH 03820