James Hale, age 43, passed away on Tuesday, May 8th at 4:33 p.m. in Rochester’s Woodlawn Hospital.
James, the son of Frank Hale and Mary (Pratt) Baker, was born on March 17, 1975 in Warsaw; his parents survive. He was a graduate of Whitko High School and had worked for Warsaw Coil and Warsaw Foundry.
James was a die-hard Colts fan and enjoyed wrestling. He loved people, music and time spent with family. He enjoyed joking with people and was Life Care Center’s Resident Council President, responsible for coordinating and planning resident activities. James was also a man of strong Christian faith, having given his heart to the Lord after an accident left him partially paralyzed more than twenty years ago.
In addition to his parents, three siblings survive: Sarah (Jack) Abbott of Warsaw, Richard (Ashley) Hough of Warsaw and Amber Hale of Snyder, TX. He is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Those who preceded in death include his grandparents, two aunts and his uncle, Ronnie Pratt with whom he was quite close.
Friends may join family for a time of viewing and to share memories on Friday, May 11th from 10 a.m. to Noon in Titus Funeral Home. Pastor Dave Hummel will officiate the funeral which begins at Noon. Burial will be in Warsaw’s Oakwood Cemetery.
Those wishing to express their sympathy may give to relieve James’ final expense account at Titus Funeral Home, 2000 E. Sheridan Street, Warsaw, IN 46580.