Curtis Franklin Hale
Curtis Franklin Hale, 88, of Lovelock died Saturday, December 29, 2012 after a brief hospitalization.
Curtis was born to Glover and Margaret Hale in Kentucky and he grew up in Indiana. Curtis joined the Navy during WWII
; he served on the USS Steamer Bay in the Pacific Theatre.
Curtis made his home in Nevada since 1957, living in Sparks and Lovelock. He belonged to the Laborers Union and worked on many projects as a cement mason in the Reno/Sparks area.
He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Schimpf Hale; his son Curtis Alan Hale; step-daughters MaryAnn and Vickie; and step-son Bill. Curtis is survived by his son Gary (Beth) Hale of Sparks, NV; and daughter Melanie (Pat) Irwin of Lovelock, NV; his four sisters Martine Hollaman, Billie Jean Murray, Charlotte Riddle, and Rellah Wolf; and his three brothers Bob, David, and Walter; his step-daughter Joanne; step-son Bob; 23 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
Services will be held on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 10:00am at Walton's Sparks Funeral Home, 1745 Sullivan Lane, Sparks, NV.