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Obituary for Val D. Hale

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Val D. Hale

February 17, 1934 - April 22, 2017

Val D. Hale

February 17, 1934 ~ April 22, 2017


Val D Hale, age 83, of South Ogden, Utah, dear husband, father and grandfather passed away on April 22, 2017, of causes incident to age.


Val was born in Ogden, Utah, on February 17, 1934, the son of Lewis and Anna (Gailey) Hale. He attended Weber High School. Val married Kay (Ward) on June 26, 1954; they were married 62 wonderful years. Val and Kay were deeply in love and you would never see one without the other.  Val was proud to support his country as a war veteran and served in the Army during the Korean War.  Val retired from South Ogden City after 30 years as a city building inspector. Val was a Charter Member of the Roy Fire Department.


He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, ATV trail riding and traveling.  He especially enjoyed his summers at Sourdough Ranch and winters at Beaver Dam, AZ.  He was an avid cyclist and won several medals at the senior games.  He taught hunter safety for many years.  He was a volunteer for the Division of Wildlife Services.  He was a great dad and grandfather always there to lend a helping hand telling stories of family history and genealogy along with a quick joke or two.


Val is survived by his wife, Kay; 2 children: Kie (Cindy), Del (Kim). He leaves behind 3 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Also, his brother Seth and his sister Alana.

Val is preceded in death by his parents Louis and Anna three sisters: Laurene, Gaylene and Margie; and one brother Ernie.


We express our gratitude and appreciation for the loving care given by the staff of Inspiration Home Health and Hospice.


Services will be held on Friday April 28, 2017 at 11:00 AM. at Leavitt’s Mortuary, 836 36th Street, Ogden, Utah

Family will greet friends on Thursday April 27, 2017 at Leavitt’s Mortuary from 6:00 – 8:00 PM and Friday prior to services from 10:00 -10:45 AM

Interment at Washington Heights Memorial Park.


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Date: Friday, April 28, 2017

Time: 11:00 am -

Leavitt's Mortuary


836 36th Street , , Ogden, UT, 84403

Family will greet friends on Thursday April 27, 2017 at Leavitt’s Mortuary from 6:00 – 8:00 PM and Friday prior to services from 10:00 -10:45 AM


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Born: February 17, 1934
Died: April 22, 2017

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Kathy Blair posted on 4/28/17

My heart breaks for us left behind and rejoices the you are with loved ones again. I look forward to the day we all meet and celebrate together all the joys in life. Until then beloved Uncle, I will hold you in my heart and miss you every day. Much love now and forever,


David & Karen Burgess posted on 4/27/17

Uncle Val you we will miss you! I remember growing up with Kie, Dale, Aunt Kay, and you. How much fun it was at your older house you had went I was young. The good times we would have when all of family would get together. Kay and you are great. We wished that we would of strayed in touch better, instead of getting so caught up in life so much. We want you to know that we have great memories and love for all of you. Karen has from the first time she met you, Kay. She fell in love with her sense of humor, personality and Val's gentle smile. Loves David & Karen Burgess


Cindy & Dennis Gill posted on 4/27/17

We are so sorry For your loss. When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure. I am sure Val leaves behind a trove of memories for everyone he met. Our thoughts go out to Kay, Kie and the entire family.


Rex Bean posted on 4/26/17

Our deepest sympathy to Kay and family. We could always count on our industrious neighbor, Val, for a friendly greeting, a happy smile and an engaging story. We will miss his good will and good advise. May your strong family ties lessen the pain and bring comfort to one another during this most difficult time. Rex, Anita and Pam Bean


Gina Kennard posted on 4/26/17

We will miss you Val. More than we can say. You brightened every day with your company and wonderful stories. We will miss visiting with you nearly every day across the street with your sweet smile and your love for life. We are so grateful to have been blessed to know you and call you our dear friend. Our deepest condolences to your sweetheart Kay and family. The Kennards


Nate and family posted on 4/26/17

Very fond memories of ATV'ing in the desert south of Mesquite with Val and his son Del and friends. We would be out for hours and Kay would pack the most delicious sandwiches for lunch. A great man and family. Deepest sympathy


Stacey Buxton posted on 4/26/17

Oh my goodness, how he will be missed. What a terrific person. I don't know what I will do without this sweet man watching over me. Love to you Kay and your family.