Funeral services for Roy D. Hale will be held Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at 10 a.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Minden. Officiating will be Rev Jessie Byrd. Interment will follow at Gardens of Memory in Minden. The family will receive friends from 5 until 8 p.m. today (Tuesday, August 16, 2011) at Rose- Neath Funeral Home.
Roy was born Feb. 7, 1916 in Seluria, Alabama and entered into rest August 14, 2011 in Shreveport. After 30 years of service he retired as vice president of Winford Company and later in life, he was known as the watermelon man.
His wife, Claudine Hale and daughter, Beverly Alvarez preceded him in death.
He is survived by his son, Steve D. Hale and wife, Vicki of Doyline; grandchildren, Robbie Sexton, Randy Sexton, Jeremy Hale, David Gorman and Jason Hale; and numerous great-grandchildren.Subscribe to Read!