Basel Hale

February 21, 1949 ~ March 24, 2021 (age 72)

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Basel Hale, 72, of Pierceton, IN passed away at 6:45 p.m. on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at his home. He was born on February 21, 1949 in Breathitt Co., KY to Forest & Eva L. (Lovely) Hale.

He attended public schools in Kentucky and moved to Pierceton / Larwill area in the mid 1960’s from Kentucky. He was married on March 31, 1970 in Pierceton, IN to Evalee Mullins who preceded him on April 29, 2015. He was a self-employed truck driver, computer technician, certified welder, and surgical instrument repairman.

He was a member of the Freewill Baptist Church in Pierceton.

He is survived by:

2 Sons – Basel Junior (Michele) Hale of Ozark, MO & Forest James Hale of Pierceton

8 Grandchildren - Kegan, Kameron, Aiden, Andrew, Kayla, Ashley, Samantha, and Sarah

2 Gt. Grandchildren – Aylah & Carter

Sister –Cynthia Salyers of Argos, IN

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, son – Roger Lee Hale, 2 sisters – Ruth Hale & Ruby Thomas, and 2 brothers – Sam Wierman & Willard Miller.

Visitation will be from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Friday, March 26, 2021 @ Free United Baptist Church, 7035 S. St. Rd. 13, Pierceton, IN. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday in the church with Pastor Etsie Allen officiating. Burial will follow in the Hillcrest Cemetery in Pierceton, IN. Owen Family Funeral Home, St. Rd. 13 & CR 500N, North Webster, IN is in charge of arrangements.

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March 26, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Free United Baptist Church

Funeral Service
March 27, 2021

11:00 AM
Free United Baptist Church

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