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Jim R. Hale October 3, 1947 - December 7, 2021

Jimmy Hale, 74, passed away peacefully on December 7, 2021, surrounded by the Love of his life, Jody Hale, his wife of 56 years, and his beloved sons Steve and Michael. Jimmy was born in Oklahoma City, on October 3, 1947, to Wilbert and Berniece Hale.  Jimmy is survived by his wife Jody, sons Steve (Carrie) and Michael (Todi). Four grandchildren, Whitney (Ryan), Tyler, Michael (Kaylee) and Ryann. Four ½ great grandchildren, Lily, Jack, Milo, Iris and soon to be Kingsley, as well as many cousins, nieces and nephews. Jimmy will be remembered by many as “Coach” Hale, due to his many years of coaching his sons little league sports teams, and particularly in 1977, when his team, Tri City, won the Texoma Little League World Series.  Jimmy spent his entire working life (46 years) with Little Giant Pump Company, where he made lifelong friends. Jimmy will be remembered fondly, by   his co-workers, for his sense of humor and extraordinary work ethic.

A memorial service for Jimmy, will be held at 2 PM, Saturday, December 11th, at Buchanan Funeral Service.

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